Average Bench: 83% (425th of 1058)

more Based on 22,724 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 16.9% 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 166MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 33.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Ultra II 960GB is 45.8%. 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 246MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 262MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,724 samples)
Min Avg Max
307 Read 436 501
268 Write 384 470
171 Mixed 262 333
150 SusWrite 246 346
74.3% 332 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.4 4K Read 28.2 36.8
34.1 4K Write 71.8 107
19.9 4K Mixed 33.9 46.8
124% 44.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
153 DQ Read 327 390
77.4 DQ Write 231 295
59.9 DQ Mixed 166 241
154% 241 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
503GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41320RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 286 243 227 226 252 MB/s
Read 482
Write 461
Mixed 334
SusWrite 275
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 95.4
4K Mixed 45.2
161% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 226
196% 293 MB/s
279GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 301 235 159 156 127 MB/s
Read 497
Write 472
Mixed 320
SusWrite 222
84% 378 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 89.8
4K Mixed 44.8
160% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 192
178% 277 MB/s
641GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X31200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 262 191 193 184 197 179 MB/s
Read 480
Write 438
Mixed 229
SusWrite 201
75% 337 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 69.3
4K Mixed 35.2
127% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 189
179% 282 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,718,125 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $209 @ launch in Sep '14
AmazonUS $15024 mins
EbayUS $18314 mins
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Typical Ultra II 960GB Builds (Compare 18,081 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 71%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,048

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 Comments

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

Everything you do on your computer - faster...

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2 years 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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