Average Bench: 239% (57th of 1058)

Based on 4,049 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk Extreme Pro 500GB

Outstanding average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018) averaged 139.2% 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 971MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,939MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018) is 115%. 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 829MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 45.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,049 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,085 Read 1,814 2,020
1,063 Write 1,939 2,291
1,091 Mixed 1,570 1,770
535 SusWrite 829 1,049
346% 1538 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.3 4K Read 45.4 51.9
71.6 4K Write 148 208
47.6 4K Mixed 66.7 79.5
233% 86.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
527 DQ Read 1,138 1,555
159 DQ Write 844 1,227
269 DQ Mixed 971 1,339
731% 984 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: 101110RL Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1238 855 853 851 859 851 MB/s
Read 1,907
Write 2,164
Mixed 1,690
SusWrite 918
376% 1,670 MB/s
4K Read 50
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 76.1
272% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1440
DQ Write 1,173
DQ Mixed 1,264
958% 1,292 MB/s
335GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 888 984 961 980 973 858 MB/s
Read 1,792
Write 2,144
Mixed 1,454
SusWrite 941
356% 1,583 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 70.6
235% 88.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,275
DQ Write 1,041
DQ Mixed 1147
862% 1,154 MB/s
288GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1158 1000 999 1005 1000 995 MB/s
Read 1712
Write 1,617
Mixed 1,462
SusWrite 1026
327% 1,454 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 173
4K Mixed 36.6
176% 78.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,526
DQ Write 1,234
DQ Mixed 1,336
1,012% 1,365 MB/s
433GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 757 713 702 680 683 685 MB/s
Read 633
Write 623
Mixed 646
SusWrite 703
147% 651 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 66.8
226% 82 MB/s
DQ Read 827
DQ Write 778
DQ Mixed 1,301
840% 969 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,495,434 SSDs tested.

Typical Extreme Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB (2018) Builds (Compare 89,118 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,002

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