Average Bench: 61.9% (765th of 1058)

Based on 721 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk Extreme SSD

Above average average bench

The Sandisk Extreme SSD 250GB averaged 38.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 130MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 25.7MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk Extreme SSD 250GB is 25.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Sandisk Extreme SSD 250GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 205MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 215MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 721 samples)
Min Avg Max
304 Read 385 473
153 Write 292 447
142 Mixed 215 283
122 SusWrite 205 234
61.2% 274 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.4 4K Read 21.8 29.1
26.1 4K Write 37.2 48
15.7 4K Mixed 25.7 31.4
85.6% 28.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
84.4 DQ Read 170 279
79.5 DQ Write 158 225
29.5 DQ Mixed 130 234
107% 153 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
46GB free
Firmware: 1012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 262 192 218 218 219 219 MB/s
Read 473
Write 349
Mixed 172
SusWrite 221
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 38.4
4K Mixed 23.6
94% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 231
175% 234 MB/s
129GB free
Firmware: 1012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 221 222 222 222 222 MB/s
Read 430
Write 412
Mixed 233
SusWrite 228
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 28
4K Mixed 22.9
72% 23 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 167
DQ Mixed 152
119% 165 MB/s
173GB free
Firmware: 1012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 219 216 218 216 218 MB/s
Read 290
Write 125
Mixed 175
SusWrite 221
45% 202 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 37.9
4K Mixed 25
81% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 130
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 143
104% 135 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,072,214 SSDs tested.

Typical Extreme SSD 250GB Builds (Compare 4,273 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING II

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $750

Popular Extreme SSD 250GB compatible motherboards:

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
Intel Core i7-11700K $346Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $78SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $77SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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