Average Bench: 95.3% (264th of 1058)

Based on 2,721 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDXPS960G

Excellent average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB averaged just 4.6% 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 29.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB is 47.5%. 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 264MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 397MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,721 samples)
Min Avg Max
355 Read 469 509
294 Write 416 474
190 Mixed 264 317
197 SusWrite 397 474
86.8% 387 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.4 4K Read 29.6 36.1
33.3 4K Write 75.6 114
20.5 4K Mixed 34.1 43
128% 46.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
200 DQ Read 326 378
86.2 DQ Write 261 334
80.8 DQ Mixed 145 163
149% 244 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
103GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 463 471 474 468 428 MB/s
Read 495
Write 442
Mixed 326
SusWrite 459
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 89.6
4K Mixed 39.1
146% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 149
164% 275 MB/s
106GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 349 342 340 333 313 MB/s
Read 496
Write 426
Mixed 266
SusWrite 344
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 79.9
4K Mixed 38.3
143% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 195
DQ Mixed 139
127% 195 MB/s
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 421 432 436 436 434 MB/s
Read 486
Write 426
Mixed 290
SusWrite 430
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 64.6
4K Mixed 33.1
120% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 154
143% 221 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 261 279 286 282 283 MB/s
Read 376
Write 345
Mixed 148
SusWrite 274
64% 286 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 44.4
4K Mixed 27
94% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 28.5
DQ Write 86.3
DQ Mixed 33.3
32% 49.4 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,339,261 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $340 @ launch in Jun '14
AmazonUS $4292 days
BHPhotoUS $4303 years
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Gaming 98%
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Desktop
Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asrock Z370 Extreme4 - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,613

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 Comments

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

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