Average Bench: 94.5% (245th of 1030)

Based on 1,883 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDXPS960G

Excellent average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB averaged just 5.4% 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 145MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB is 45.9%. 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 390MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,883 samples)
Min Avg Max
361 Read 467 508
326 Write 421 476
203 Mixed 267 321
195 SusWrite 390 475
86.7% 386 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20 4K Read 29.1 35.4
37.1 4K Write 75.5 112
22.4 4K Mixed 33.7 42.3
127% 46.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
168 DQ Read 324 378
85 DQ Write 268 335
72.2 DQ Mixed 145 163
150% 246 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
859GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 454 467 436 442 438 MB/s
Read 468
Write 442
Mixed 260
SusWrite 443
91% 403 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 41.9
161% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 160
167% 275 MB/s
231GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 469 467 466 454 462 MB/s
Read 493
Write 457
Mixed 287
SusWrite 461
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 55.4
4K Mixed 32.3
114% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 156
157% 250 MB/s
444GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 404 413 401 415 412 415 MB/s
Read 483
Write 425
Mixed 265
SusWrite 410
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 30.1
4K Mixed 25.8
92% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 86.8
DQ Mixed 162
137% 209 MB/s
145GB free
Firmware: X211T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 179 184 185 184 171 MB/s
Read 362
Write 330
Mixed 231
SusWrite 171
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 79.6
4K Mixed 37.2
136% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 140
124% 188 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,688,264 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $340 @ launch in Jun '14
AmazonUS $37320 days
BHPhotoUS $4302 years
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Typical Extreme Pro 960GB Builds (Compare 1,120 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 90%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 80%
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Motherboard: Asus X99-DELUXE - $349

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $1,670

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 Comments

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

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