Average Bench: 57.6% (809th of 1058)

Based on 1,087 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SDSSDX48, SanDisk SDSSDX480GG25

Average average bench

The SanDisk Extreme 480GB averaged 42.3% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 116MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.2MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme 480GB is 22.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the SanDisk Extreme 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 17.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 88.1MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,087 samples)
Min Avg Max
307 Read 398 462
169 Write 230 279
197 Mixed 258 312
127 SusWrite 192 247
60.1% 270 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.2 4K Read 26.2 32
12.7 4K Write 17.8 21.3
15.4 4K Mixed 21.1 25.4
76.2% 21.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
49.3 DQ Read 209 234
52.9 DQ Write 88.1 104
67.4 DQ Mixed 116 138
94.4% 138 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
69GB free
Firmware: R201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 264 236 242 241 225 MB/s
Read 474
Write 272
Mixed 314
SusWrite 242
72% 325 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 20.9
4K Mixed 21.8
85% 24.4 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 130
106% 154 MB/s
329GB free
Firmware: R201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 239 237 236 239 239 MB/s
Read 426
Write 274
Mixed 295
SusWrite 237
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 18.6
4K Mixed 20.6
76% 21.8 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 130
107% 156 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,403,532 SSDs tested.


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Typical Extreme 480GB Builds (Compare 39,090 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 77%
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 73%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B450 AORUS ELITE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $1,138

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Controller: SandForce SF2281VB1-SDC. NAND: SanDisk 24nm Toggle Mode MLC

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