SanDisk Extreme Pro 500Gb NVMe specs

Posted on November 07, 2022 by Raymond Chen

SanDisk's Extreme Pro NVMe SSD use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 computer expansion bus standard. Read below about this NVMe SSD on this site.

SanDisk Extreme Pro 500Gb NVMe specs

The Extreme Pro comes equipped with n/a memory. This drive besides, available in 1 Tb volume sizes.

Performance and benchmarks

SanDisk Extreme Pro use PCIe M.2 3.0 x 4 bus with read speeds 3400 Mbps, and write speeds equals to 2500 Mbps. This model has IOPS 410000 on reading and 330000 on writing operations per second.

Endurance and warranty

SanDisk provide 5 years warranty for this product limited by endurance 300 Total Bytes Written.


Category Value
Capacity 500 Gb
Interface M.2 3.0 x 4
Controller n/a
Memory type n/a
DRAM n/a
Read speed (Mb/s) 3400
Write speed (Mb/s) 2500
Read IOPS 410000
Write IOPS 330000
Endurance (TBW) 300
MTBF (million hours) n/a
Warranty (years) 5


Extreme Pro (500Gb) produced by SanDisk support PCIe 3.0 that is significantly slower than PCIe 4.0. The sequential write speed is 2500 Mbps, that is average value for this interface. The SanDisk Extreme Pro provide possibility to write 300 TBW, that is bad in comparison with nearest competitors. Weighing all these factors, SanDisk Extreme Pro 500Gb has more minuses and we highly do not recommend to purchase it.

+ Pros

  • Good writing speed

- Cons

  • PCIe 3.0
  • Capacity
  • Writing speed

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The SanDisk Extreme Pro 500Gb is DRAMless SSD or information about it is unknown. Dynamic Random-Access Memory makes drive work faster, but more expensive.

The SanDisk Extreme Pro due to the low density of memory chips able to last with no additional cooling systems. Some motherboards or laptops from the factory has thermal pads above and below the drive to enhance performance during high loads.

The Extreme Pro 500Gb has maximum write speed 2500 Mb per second, sequential read speed 3400 Mb per second. NVMe works on M.2 3.0 x 4 interface standard.
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