Average Bench: 94.2% (175th of 964)

Based on 3,125 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SDSSDXPS480G, SanDisk SDSSDXPS

Excellent average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB averaged just 5.8% 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 143MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.1MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB is 50.5%. 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 264MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 376MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,125 samples)
Min Avg Max
352 Read 463 508
317 Write 419 480
196 Mixed 264 316
193 SusWrite 376 477
85.3% 380 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.1 4K Read 29.1 36.1
39.7 4K Write 78.4 116
22.9 4K Mixed 34 43.1
129% 47.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.9 DQ Read 315 379
87.1 DQ Write 281 340
38 DQ Mixed 143 164
149% 246 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
301GB free
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 477 479 482 483 482 MB/s
Read 509
Write 482
Mixed 343
SusWrite 479
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 43.5
171% 65.7 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 161
173% 289 MB/s
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 464 466 474 475 462 323 MB/s
Read 457
Write 461
Mixed 272
SusWrite 444
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 43.5
166% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 158
172% 289 MB/s
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 460 464 464 484 473 418 MB/s
Read 507
Write 474
Mixed 308
SusWrite 460
98% 437 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 80.6
4K Mixed 38.3
141% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 161
174% 292 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,688,995 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $220 @ launch in Jun '14
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Typical Extreme Pro 480GB Builds (Compare 7,207 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $242

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $971

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 Comments

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

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