Average Bench: 96.3% (258th of 1058)

Based on 2,230 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDXPS960G

Excellent average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB averaged just 3.6% 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 148MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB is 44.1%. 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 267MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 396MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,230 samples)
Min Avg Max
360 Read 471 510
317 Write 418 474
197 Mixed 267 319
195 SusWrite 396 476
87.1% 388 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.9 4K Read 29.9 36
36.6 4K Write 77.5 113
22.6 4K Mixed 34.5 43
130% 47.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
209 DQ Read 333 377
111 DQ Write 270 336
106 DQ Mixed 148 163
153% 250 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
481GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 469 477 478 478 478 474 MB/s
Read 484
Write 418
Mixed 254
SusWrite 476
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 80.2
4K Mixed 37.1
135% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 158
172% 288 MB/s
53GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 451 443 370 296 255 MB/s
Read 491
Write 433
Mixed 250
SusWrite 372
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 88.4
4K Mixed 33.8
133% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 159
171% 286 MB/s
754GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 405 413 420 420 416 411 MB/s
Read 470
Write 406
Mixed 272
SusWrite 414
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 38.4
4K Mixed 25.6
88% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 139
126% 192 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,718,125 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $340 @ launch in Jun '14
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AmazonUS $3738 months
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Typical Extreme Pro 960GB Builds (Compare 3,986 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 124%
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Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 113%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z370 Extreme4 - $275

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,730

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 Comments

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

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