Average Bench: 95.6% (209th of 1003)

Based on 1,133 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDXPS960G

Excellent average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB averaged just 4.3% 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 147MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 33.9MB/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 265MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 396MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,133 samples)
Min Avg Max
350 Read 463 507
314 Write 419 475
201 Mixed 265 317
225 SusWrite 396 473
86.6% 386 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.4 4K Read 28.7 35.9
39.8 4K Write 78 112
21.6 4K Mixed 33.9 42.6
128% 46.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.1 DQ Read 329 380
93.3 DQ Write 286 333
76.1 DQ Mixed 147 163
154% 254 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
687GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 474 475 472 479 479 481 MB/s
Read 503
Write 474
Mixed 259
SusWrite 477
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 43
170% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 161
166% 271 MB/s
543GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 464 461 476 476 479 MB/s
Read 505
Write 469
Mixed 298
SusWrite 466
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 81.4
4K Mixed 38.8
142% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 152
166% 280 MB/s
331GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 475 471 478 479 480 477 MB/s
Read 506
Write 465
Mixed 285
SusWrite 477
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 81.2
4K Mixed 36.9
138% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 163
162% 263 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,001,259 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $340 @ launch in Jun '14
BHPhotoUS $43018 months
AmazonUS $8007 months
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Typical Extreme Pro 960GB Builds (Compare 16,128 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,497

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 Comments

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

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