Average Bench: 83.8% (280th of 959)

more Based on 10,930 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SDSSDHII960G, SanDis Ultra II 960GB, SanDisk SDSSDHII, SanDisk Ultra II 960GB, SanDis SDSSDHII960G, SanDisk Ultra II

Very good average bench

The SanDisk Ultra II 960GB averaged just 16.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SanDisk Ultra II 960GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 163MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Ultra II 960GB is 45.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk Ultra II 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 241MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 263MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,930 samples)
Min Avg Max
301 Read 435 501
266 Write 388 470
170 Mixed 263 336
129 SusWrite 241 348
74.2% 332 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.1 4K Read 28.1 37.1
36.3 4K Write 76.7 121
18.5 4K Mixed 34 47
127% 46.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
127 DQ Read 334 390
108 DQ Write 243 297
39.4 DQ Mixed 163 243
156% 247 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
257GB free
Firmware: X35510RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 381 409 329 223 224 MB/s
Read 459
Write 421
Mixed 306
SusWrite 323
85% 377 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 40.7
160% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 184
166% 255 MB/s
386GB free
Firmware: X35510RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 370 241 219 214 214 MB/s
Read 493
Write 414
Mixed 317
SusWrite 271
84% 374 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 90
4K Mixed 38.8
148% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 186
167% 256 MB/s
818GB free
Firmware: X41320RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 305 301 299 297 292 MB/s
Read 416
Write 361
Mixed 296
SusWrite 304
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 54.3
4K Mixed 23
93% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 202
187% 290 MB/s
306GB free
Firmware: X41100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 200 200 180 176 157 MB/s
Read 463
Write 338
Mixed 242
SusWrite 209
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 14
4K Write 41.2
4K Mixed 27
78% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 73
126% 250 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,102,474 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $209 @ launch in Sep '14
EbayUS $1863 mins
AmazonUS $23419 mins
BHPhotoUS $2613 months
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Typical Ultra II 960GB Builds (Compare 18,190 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,133

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 Comments

Controller: Marvell 88SS9187. Memory: SanDisk 19nm TLC

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5 months ago.

Died in less than a year. Return process took over a month and they want you to waste your time trying to troubleshoot even though it is completely dead. I think the whole process took abut 10-12 weeks and I lost everything as I thought the drive would last me at least 2 years.


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