Average Bench: 93.3% (192nd of 980)

Based on 1,023 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDXPS960G

Excellent average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB averaged just 6.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 115MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB is 43%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 317MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 388MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,023 samples)
Min Avg Max
350 Read 469 514
309 Write 425 486
213 Mixed 317 478
202 SusWrite 388 470
89.8% 400 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.7 4K Read 28.7 35.7
40.3 4K Write 77.3 113
16.1 4K Mixed 30.7 41.9
124% 45.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.3 DQ Read 287 380
81.2 DQ Write 264 333
17.1 DQ Mixed 115 162
130% 222 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 476 470 460 461 461 MB/s
Read 463
Write 456
Mixed 270
SusWrite 466
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 38.7
158% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 159
171% 284 MB/s
567GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 470 474 478 480 477 MB/s
Read 498
Write 464
Mixed 274
SusWrite 457
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 36.6
150% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 168
170% 276 MB/s
765GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 430 427 448 446 449 MB/s
Read 470
Write 430
Mixed 257
SusWrite 419
88% 394 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 92.1
4K Mixed 38.3
148% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 160
169% 279 MB/s
663GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 366 393 380 358 339 351 MB/s
Read 335
Write 302
Mixed 245
SusWrite 364
70% 311 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 60.7
4K Mixed 29.8
107% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 153
167% 280 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,452,932 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $340 @ launch in Jun '14
BHPhotoUS $43013 months
AmazonUS $8002 months
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Typical Extreme Pro 960GB Builds (Compare 13,286 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 105%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,495

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 Comments

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

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