Average Bench: 94.8% (266th of 1058)

Based on 9,447 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SDSSDXPS480G, SanDisk SDSSDXPS

Excellent average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB averaged just 5.1% 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 148MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB is 46.5%. 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 266MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 384MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,447 samples)
Min Avg Max
360 Read 470 510
308 Write 421 480
194 Mixed 266 304
194 SusWrite 384 480
86.4% 385 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.7 4K Read 29.4 35.9
36.4 4K Write 76.3 115
21.6 4K Mixed 34.1 43
129% 46.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
188 DQ Read 325 377
83 DQ Write 267 341
79.4 DQ Mixed 148 164
151% 246 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
409GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 438 448 418 413 413 MB/s
Read 442
Write 422
Mixed 279
SusWrite 426
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 36.2
4K Mixed 24
82% 27.1 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 161
173% 289 MB/s
271GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 391 405 419 390 414 MB/s
Read 474
Write 433
Mixed 270
SusWrite 393
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 46
4K Mixed 28
98% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 151
141% 218 MB/s
232GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 337 372 382 393 418 411 MB/s
Read 451
Write 365
Mixed 269
SusWrite 386
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 40.3
4K Mixed 25.9
91% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 148
142% 222 MB/s
346GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 257 345 363 340 386 MB/s
Read 436
Write 392
Mixed 256
SusWrite 335
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 36.1
4K Mixed 24.1
84% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 129
100% 136 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 51,170,732 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $220 @ launch in Jun '14
EbayUS $6620 days
AmazonUS $1403 days
BHPhotoUS $2193 years
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Typical Extreme Pro 480GB Builds (Compare 3,040 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

System: Alienware Aurora-R4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $554

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 Comments

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

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