Average Bench: 85.3% (326th of 1003)

more Based on 15,069 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 14.6% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 161MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Ultra II 960GB is 44.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk Ultra II 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 243MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 258MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 15,069 samples)
Min Avg Max
325 Read 443 503
275 Write 384 468
168 Mixed 258 338
136 SusWrite 243 335
74.2% 332 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.5 4K Read 28.5 37.8
40.3 4K Write 79.9 120
20.7 4K Mixed 35 48.1
130% 47.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
107 DQ Read 331 390
91.7 DQ Write 241 295
46.2 DQ Mixed 161 243
154% 245 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
309GB free
Firmware: X35510RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 461 463 434 271 277 MB/s
Read 502
Write 462
Mixed 321
SusWrite 394
94% 420 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 41.7
158% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 183
166% 255 MB/s
414GB free
Firmware: X41100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 398 297 243 186 228 MB/s
Read 492
Write 453
Mixed 327
SusWrite 300
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 81.6
4K Mixed 42.2
149% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 210
192% 297 MB/s
217GB free
Firmware: X41100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 360 271 183 202 161 MB/s
Read 436
Write 372
Mixed 292
SusWrite 263
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 99
4K Mixed 41.3
145% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 203
189% 293 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,833,945 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 91%
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Desktop 81%
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Workstation 63%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,102

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