Average Bench: 86.4% (279th of 980)

more Based on 12,054 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 13.6% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 170MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Ultra II 960GB is 46.2%. 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 243MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 264MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,054 samples)
Min Avg Max
309 Read 443 503
290 Write 391 474
173 Mixed 264 342
140 SusWrite 243 342
75.1% 335 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 29.1 38
38.7 4K Write 81.4 122
19.2 4K Mixed 35.4 49.1
133% 48.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
131 DQ Read 346 390
122 DQ Write 248 296
58.5 DQ Mixed 170 243
162% 255 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
831GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41320RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 301 301 295 294 295 MB/s
Read 464
Write 440
Mixed 288
SusWrite 304
84% 374 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 49.7
4K Mixed 29.4
95% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 208
187% 285 MB/s
120GB free
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 313 298 299 295 290 MB/s
Read 478
Write 272
Mixed 254
SusWrite 318
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 53.8
4K Mixed 27.2
106% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 145
DQ Write 52.5
DQ Mixed 54.2
52% 83.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,454,160 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $209 @ launch in Sep '14
AmazonUS $2342 mins
BHPhotoUS $2617 months
EbayUS $26243 mins
NeweggUS $30310 months
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Typical Ultra II 960GB Builds (Compare 22,446 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,096

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 Comments

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

Everything you do on your computer - faster...

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9 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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