Average Bench: 95.2% (228th of 1016)

Based on 1,627 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDXPS960G

Excellent average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB averaged just 4.7% 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 45.4%. 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 392MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,627 samples)
Min Avg Max
363 Read 467 507
316 Write 418 475
203 Mixed 265 317
200 SusWrite 392 472
86.6% 386 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.8 4K Read 28.8 35.8
39.9 4K Write 77.5 113
21.3 4K Mixed 33.9 42.5
128% 46.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
58.3 DQ Read 325 379
84.5 DQ Write 276 333
53.8 DQ Mixed 143 162
150% 248 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
651GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 423 433 434 442 443 444 MB/s
Read 496
Write 453
Mixed 271
SusWrite 436
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 39.7
149% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 162
172% 286 MB/s
193GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 411 425 429 428 430 MB/s
Read 480
Write 430
Mixed 271
SusWrite 423
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 46.5
4K Mixed 27.7
97% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 140
122% 181 MB/s
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 333 339 410 403 390 MB/s
Read 465
Write 417
Mixed 260
SusWrite 363
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 43.7
4K Mixed 27.2
95% 31.8 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 155
144% 226 MB/s
221GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X212
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 171 174 172 173 173 MB/s
Read 333
Write 303
Mixed 247
SusWrite 172
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 33.8
4K Mixed 24.2
81% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 134
126% 196 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,412,455 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $340 @ launch in Jun '14
BHPhotoUS $4302 years
AmazonUS $80014 months
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Typical Extreme Pro 960GB Builds (Compare 20,361 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $1,552

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 Comments

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

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