Average Bench: 93.6% (299th of 1080)

Based on 2,857 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDXPS960G

Excellent average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB averaged just 6.3% 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 29.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB is 47.4%. 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 262MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 385MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 2,857 samples)
Min Avg Max
363 Read 467 509
291 Write 412 474
184 Mixed 262 307
155 SusWrite 385 474
85.6% 382 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.3 4K Read 29.2 35.5
32 4K Write 73.7 112
21.2 4K Mixed 33.7 42.3
126% 45.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
185 DQ Read 321 377
85.7 DQ Write 259 336
93.2 DQ Mixed 145 163
148% 242 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
188GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 416 410 373 378 370 MB/s
Read 488
Write 435
Mixed 278
SusWrite 392
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 72.5
4K Mixed 35.6
130% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 136
123% 188 MB/s
852GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 364 406 449 425 386 MB/s
Read 487
Write 440
Mixed 274
SusWrite 379
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 50.8
4K Mixed 29.9
105% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 154
168% 281 MB/s
835GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 240 240 242 242 240 MB/s
Read 504
Write 474
Mixed 304
SusWrite 241
85% 381 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 85.1
4K Mixed 39.7
146% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 37.8
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 45.5
47% 72.5 MB/s
840GB free
Firmware: X212
SusWrite @10s intervals: 371 368 377 376 385 377 MB/s
Read 458
Write 431
Mixed 267
SusWrite 376
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 45.2
4K Mixed 27.3
94% 31.8 MB/s
DQ Read 231
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 141
141% 224 MB/s
2,857 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 76,157,718 SSDs tested

 Prices

If you buy via one of these links, our site may earn a commission

MSRP ≈ $340 @ launch in Jun '14
AmazonUS $3005 mins
BHPhotoUS $4306 years
EbayUS $44514 mins
Send price feedback
Typical Extreme Pro 960GB Builds (Compare 3,419 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asrock Z370 Extreme4 - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $981

Popular Extreme Pro 960GB compatible motherboards:

How Fast Is Your SSD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute

Welcome to our PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best value for money upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchmark
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency
  • - SkillBench (space shooter) tests user input accuracy
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC
  • - See speed test results from other users
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) June 2024 SSD Rankings

Welcome to our SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 Comments

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

Play games? Make games? It’s time to get Extreme...

Added 8 years ago.

Your
opinion?
1080 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list

See how consistently different SSDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

Why does UserBenchmark have a bad reputation on reddit?
Marketers operate thousands of reddit accounts. Our benchmarks expose their spiel so they attack our reputation.
Why don’t PC brands endorse UserBenchmark?
Brands make boatloads on flagships like the 4090 and 14900KS. We help users get similar real-world performance for less money.
Why don’t youtubers promote UserBenchmark?
We don't pay youtubers, so they don't praise us. Moreover, our data obstructs youtubers who promote overpriced or inferior products.
Why does UserBenchmark have negative trustpilot reviews?
The 200+ trustpilot reviews are mostly written by virgin marketing accounts. Real users don't give a monkey's about big brands.
Why is UserBenchmark popular with users?
Instead of pursuing brands for sponsorship, we've spent 13 years publishing real-world data for users.
The Best
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-12600K $174Nvidia RTX 4060 $290WD Black SN850X M.2 2TB $145
Intel Core i5-12400F $110Nvidia RTX 4060-Ti $385WD Black SN850X M.2 1TB $89
Intel Core i5-13600K $260Nvidia RTX 4070 $549Crucial T700 M.2 4TB $369
Today's hottest deals
If you buy something via a price link, UserBenchmark may earn a commission
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback