Average Bench: 235% (46th of 1012)

Based on 932 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk Extreme Pro 500GB

Outstanding average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018) averaged 134.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SanDisk Extreme Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 968MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,836MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018) is 119%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the SanDisk Extreme Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 830MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 44.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 932 samples)
Min Avg Max
717 Read 1,733 1,944
708 Write 1,836 2,236
685 Mixed 1,503 1,716
577 SusWrite 830 924
332% 1,476 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.3 4K Read 44.9 49.8
90.2 4K Write 148 201
47 4K Mixed 65.3 77
230% 86.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
332 DQ Read 1,094 1,635
235 DQ Write 874 1,338
252 DQ Mixed 968 1,380
729% 979 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
184GB free
Firmware: 101110RL Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1222 822 842 845 845 849 MB/s
Read 1,772
Write 1,944
Mixed 1,582
SusWrite 904
349% 1,550 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 69.8
246% 94.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,451
DQ Write 1,143
DQ Mixed 1,268
957% 1,287 MB/s
332GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101110RL Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1208 849 824 701 662 657 MB/s
Read 1,906
Write 2,105
Mixed 1,644
SusWrite 817
364% 1,618 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 63.9
212% 81.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,527
DQ Write 1,153
DQ Mixed 1,291
979% 1,324 MB/s
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101200RL Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1048 591 566 568 569 547 MB/s
Read 1,929
Write 2,112
Mixed 1,690
SusWrite 648
358% 1,595 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 63.2
212% 76.6 MB/s
DQ Read 917
DQ Write 651
DQ Mixed 839
612% 802 MB/s
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101200RL Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1132 845 846 714 658 635 MB/s
Read 1,915
Write 2,024
Mixed 1,654
SusWrite 805
359% 1,599 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 48.5
173% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 468
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 458
331% 428 MB/s
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 101200RL Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 884 769 760 768 744 755 MB/s
Read 1,731
Write 1,944
Mixed 1,477
SusWrite 780
333% 1,483 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 52.4
184% 68.8 MB/s
DQ Read 41.2
DQ Write 576
DQ Mixed 442
302% 353 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,094,986 SSDs tested.

Typical Extreme Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018) Builds (Compare 24,523 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X470-PRO - $133

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $806

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