Average Bench: 95.2% (200th of 992)

Based on 1,066 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDXPS960G

Excellent average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB averaged just 4.8% 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 143MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB is 44.3%. 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 271MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 392MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,066 samples)
Min Avg Max
347 Read 462 508
318 Write 418 475
202 Mixed 271 335
202 SusWrite 392 472
86.6% 386 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.2 4K Read 28.8 35.9
40.4 4K Write 78.4 113
21.2 4K Mixed 33.6 42.6
128% 46.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34.9 DQ Read 325 380
87.9 DQ Write 284 334
51 DQ Mixed 143 163
151% 250 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
245GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 413 415 415 423 403 MB/s
Read 500
Write 412
Mixed 231
SusWrite 417
87% 390 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 37.7
140% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 153
155% 250 MB/s
253GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 438 442 430 407 431 433 MB/s
Read 466
Write 430
Mixed 270
SusWrite 430
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 49.7
4K Mixed 29.5
102% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 155
171% 288 MB/s
277GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X212
SusWrite @10s intervals: 316 359 374 343 375 323 MB/s
Read 454
Write 369
Mixed 266
SusWrite 348
81% 359 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 57.8
4K Mixed 30
108% 37.9 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 145
130% 197 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 13,030,033 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $340 @ launch in Jun '14
BHPhotoUS $43015 months
AmazonUS $8004 months
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Typical Extreme Pro 960GB Builds (Compare 14,644 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,547

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

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