Average Bench: 95.8% (261st of 1058)

Based on 2,441 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDXPS960G

Excellent average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB averaged just 4.1% 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 146MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB is 46.2%. 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 266MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 397MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,441 samples)
Min Avg Max
361 Read 470 510
317 Write 417 474
199 Mixed 266 319
194 SusWrite 397 475
87% 388 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.4 4K Read 29.6 36.3
35.1 4K Write 76.6 114
21.9 4K Mixed 34.2 43.1
129% 46.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
207 DQ Read 328 377
99.7 DQ Write 267 335
84.6 DQ Mixed 146 163
151% 247 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
894GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 467 476 468 472 476 MB/s
Read 507
Write 481
Mixed 285
SusWrite 471
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 43.5
170% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 162
172% 286 MB/s
167GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 469 474 474 475 473 MB/s
Read 509
Write 461
Mixed 302
SusWrite 470
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 88.3
4K Mixed 38.5
145% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 158
167% 278 MB/s
276GB free
Firmware: X211T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 430 431 432 431 427 MB/s
Read 478
Write 430
Mixed 283
SusWrite 430
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 46.1
4K Mixed 28.6
99% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 136
121% 183 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,555,228 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $340 @ launch in Jun '14
BHPhotoUS $4303 years
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Typical Extreme Pro 960GB Builds (Compare 4,542 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
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Desktop
Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 113%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z370 Extreme4 - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $2,149

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 Comments

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

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