Average Bench: 83.8% (364th of 1011)

more Based on 16,633 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 16.2% 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 164MB/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 43.2%. 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 247MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 261MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 16,633 samples)
Min Avg Max
316 Read 439 500
280 Write 383 471
165 Mixed 261 333
141 SusWrite 247 342
74.4% 333 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.2 4K Read 27.9 36.9
35.8 4K Write 75.3 120
18.7 4K Mixed 34 48
126% 45.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
151 DQ Read 326 390
108 DQ Write 238 295
49 DQ Mixed 164 242
155% 243 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
533GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 330 296 297 285 289 278 MB/s
Read 419
Write 449
Mixed 279
SusWrite 296
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 48.8
174% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 220
193% 290 MB/s
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 274 210 154 141 164 212 MB/s
Read 446
Write 415
Mixed 279
SusWrite 192
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 36.7
147% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 138
154% 263 MB/s
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X35510RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 109 113 107 88 156 MB/s
Read 499
Write 429
Mixed 231
SusWrite 127
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 39
148% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 159
154% 246 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,105,085 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 74%
Desktop 75%
Workstation 54%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,092

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