Average Bench: 94.3% (242nd of 1026)

Based on 5,401 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SDSSDXPS480G, SanDisk SDSSDXPS

Excellent average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB averaged just 5.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 145MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB is 49.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 267MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 382MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,401 samples)
Min Avg Max
356 Read 465 508
325 Write 421 478
199 Mixed 267 326
193 SusWrite 382 477
86.1% 384 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19 4K Read 28.9 35.7
37.1 4K Write 76.6 112
21.7 4K Mixed 34.1 42.6
128% 46.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.9 DQ Read 316 380
83.9 DQ Write 274 339
38.2 DQ Mixed 145 165
150% 245 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
124GB free
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 482 486 482 485 484 485 MB/s
Read 512
Write 482
Mixed 293
SusWrite 484
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 44.5
173% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 156
169% 283 MB/s
428GB free
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 474 475 482 487 485 486 MB/s
Read 505
Write 476
Mixed 298
SusWrite 482
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 42.3
164% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 161
173% 289 MB/s
277GB free
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 471 475 475 477 477 MB/s
Read 495
Write 475
Mixed 275
SusWrite 455
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 70
4K Mixed 36
128% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 123
155% 275 MB/s
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 452 449 455 449 408 MB/s
Read 483
Write 452
Mixed 260
SusWrite 441
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 56.7
4K Mixed 31
111% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 162
173% 287 MB/s
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 383 380 392 426 379 MB/s
Read 487
Write 424
Mixed 260
SusWrite 396
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 56.4
4K Mixed 31.6
111% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 164
164% 262 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $220 @ launch in Jun '14
BHPhotoUS $21921 months
AmazonUS $2323 months
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Typical Extreme Pro 480GB Builds (Compare 949 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

System: Lenovo 7829DB2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $534

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Controller: Marvell 88SS9187-BLD2. Flash Memory: SanDisk 19nm eX2 ABL MLC

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