Average Bench: 97% (239th of 1040)

Based on 2,093 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDXPS960G

Excellent average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB averaged just 2.9% 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 149MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB is 42.9%. 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 269MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 401MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,093 samples)
Min Avg Max
365 Read 472 510
325 Write 422 476
204 Mixed 269 324
204 SusWrite 401 476
87.7% 391 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.1 4K Read 29.7 36
39.1 4K Write 78 114
23 4K Mixed 34.7 42.9
131% 47.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
215 DQ Read 337 378
127 DQ Write 276 336
128 DQ Mixed 149 163
155% 254 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
803GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 346 436 453 448 446 445 MB/s
Read 479
Write 437
Mixed 253
SusWrite 429
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 43.3
172% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 161
170% 281 MB/s
758GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 462 466 476 466 469 MB/s
Read 497
Write 442
Mixed 273
SusWrite 464
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 42.5
157% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 164
172% 285 MB/s
348GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 424 439 435 436 430 MB/s
Read 468
Write 431
Mixed 273
SusWrite 430
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 77.9
4K Mixed 34.2
132% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 157
166% 275 MB/s
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 432 387 388 399 396 MB/s
Read 475
Write 425
Mixed 261
SusWrite 401
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 54.1
4K Mixed 24.3
100% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 152
148% 237 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,032,373 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $340 @ launch in Jun '14
AmazonUS $3736 months
BHPhotoUS $4303 years
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Typical Extreme Pro 960GB Builds (Compare 2,039 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 90%
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Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 80%
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Motherboard: Asus X99-DELUXE - $349

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,465

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 Comments

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

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