Average Bench: 95.7% (246th of 1040)

Based on 6,174 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SDSSDXPS480G, SanDisk SDSSDXPS

Excellent average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB averaged just 4.2% 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 149MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB is 41.7%. 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 387MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,174 samples)
Min Avg Max
359 Read 467 510
278 Write 414 480
207 Mixed 267 309
186 SusWrite 387 480
86.1% 384 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.4 4K Read 29.9 35.4
38 4K Write 78.4 114
22.4 4K Mixed 34.8 42.5
131% 47.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
196 DQ Read 320 378
99 DQ Write 271 337
78.8 DQ Mixed 149 164
152% 247 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
201GB free
Firmware: X212
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 446 455 457 455 436 MB/s
Read 475
Write 451
Mixed 248
SusWrite 449
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 39.5
166% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 163
176% 294 MB/s
241GB free
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 444 447 448 442 448 446 MB/s
Read 501
Write 446
Mixed 296
SusWrite 446
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 83.9
4K Mixed 39.2
145% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 141
122% 182 MB/s
34GB free
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 417 427 397 418 431 MB/s
Read 496
Write 439
Mixed 332
SusWrite 418
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 82.4
4K Mixed 38
142% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 144
124% 183 MB/s
288GB free
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 377 396 399 400 400 MB/s
Read 348
Write 360
Mixed 247
SusWrite 382
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 40.3
152% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 150
139% 215 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 211 167 165 121 104 MB/s
Read 368
Write 324
Mixed 201
SusWrite 159
59% 263 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 62.4
4K Mixed 22.7
94% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 155
165% 275 MB/s
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $220 @ launch in Jun '14
BHPhotoUS $2192 years
AmazonUS $2557 months
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Typical Extreme Pro 480GB Builds (Compare 1,990 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

System: Alienware Aurora-R4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $849

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

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