Average Bench: 188% (1st of 639)

Based on 222 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 0781 PID 558c Model: SanDisk Extreme SSD
Poor: 27%Average: 188% Great: 338%

Outstanding average bench

The SanDisk Extreme SSD 1TB averaged 87.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SanDisk Extreme SSD 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 44.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 30.1MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme SSD 1TB is 311%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the SanDisk Extreme SSD 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 259MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 16.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 222 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.5 Read 259 451
20.2 Write 247 457
23.6 Mixed 190 315
20.1 SusWrite 246 447
318% 235 MB/s
Min Avg Max
4.66 4K Read 16.9 26.9
3.83 4K Write 30.1 63.2
5.11 4K Mixed 20.4 34
1,781% 22.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.3 DQ Read 22.8 30.1
17.9 DQ Write 44.6 86.3
13.6 DQ Mixed 26.1 39.8
2,490% 31.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
277GB free, PID 558c
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 371 370 365 366 367 MB/s
Read 384
Write 367
Mixed 302
SusWrite 369
481% 355 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 51.8
4K Mixed 31.7
2,934% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 28
DQ Write 61
DQ Mixed 28.5
3,148% 39.2 MB/s
277GB free, PID 558c
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 375 366 367 370 367 MB/s
Read 374
Write 366
Mixed 297
SusWrite 368
476% 351 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 51.5
4K Mixed 30.9
2,896% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 27.7
DQ Write 60.4
DQ Mixed 36
3,382% 41.4 MB/s
451GB free, PID 558c
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 278 276 277 277 283 MB/s
Read 352
Write 336
Mixed 270
SusWrite 278
414% 309 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 22.3
4K Mixed 23.3
1,626% 22 MB/s
DQ Read 25.4
DQ Write 45.2
DQ Mixed 27.3
2,560% 32.6 MB/s
918GB free, PID 558c
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 297 307 276 308 285 MB/s
Read 325
Write 326
Mixed 254
SusWrite 291
404% 299 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 21.9
4K Mixed 14.8
1,310% 17.8 MB/s
DQ Read 20
DQ Write 29.4
DQ Mixed 23.1
1,860% 24.2 MB/s
458GB free, PID 558c
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 255 283 283 286 283 MB/s
Read 288
Write 287
Mixed 225
SusWrite 266
360% 266 MB/s
4K Read 11.9
4K Write 22.9
4K Mixed 18.2
1,442% 17.7 MB/s
DQ Read 21.2
DQ Write 35.9
DQ Mixed 26.2
2,191% 27.8 MB/s
161GB free, PID 558c
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 238 264 260 257 287 282 MB/s
Read 276
Write 264
Mixed 201
SusWrite 265
339% 251 MB/s
4K Read 14.9
4K Write 19.4
4K Mixed 16.7
1,283% 17 MB/s
DQ Read 19.5
DQ Write 31.5
DQ Mixed 16.6
1,708% 22.5 MB/s
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