Average Bench: 91.6% (185th of 959)

Based on 917 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDXPS960G

Excellent average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB averaged just 8.4% 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 Random Read Speed 28.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 77.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB is 43.3%. 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 377MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 384MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 917 samples)
Min Avg Max
355 Read 478 516
300 Write 431 491
224 Mixed 377 480
200 SusWrite 384 468
93.9% 418 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.3 4K Read 28.7 35.9
37.8 4K Write 77.7 119
14.1 4K Mixed 26.9 39.6
119% 44.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.6 DQ Read 252 378
77.6 DQ Write 244 332
13.6 DQ Mixed 81.4 160
107% 192 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
416GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 479 479 481 481 481 481 MB/s
Read 506
Write 476
Mixed 282
SusWrite 480
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 40.5
151% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 153
170% 287 MB/s
757GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 437 456 466 465 463 MB/s
Read 495
Write 451
Mixed 270
SusWrite 450
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 99.8
4K Mixed 41.9
156% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 158
168% 280 MB/s
757GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 437 455 470 471 468 MB/s
Read 495
Write 439
Mixed 273
SusWrite 449
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 36.1
147% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 160
169% 280 MB/s
64GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 447 443 440 438 446 MB/s
Read 485
Write 431
Mixed 273
SusWrite 444
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 62.6
4K Mixed 36.1
124% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 164
172% 285 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,101,029 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $340 @ launch in Jun '14
BHPhotoUS $43010 months
AmazonUS $70021 hrs
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Typical Extreme Pro 960GB Builds (Compare 10,876 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,499

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 Comments

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

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