Average Bench: 73.3% (537th of 1012)

Based on 9 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD7SB3Q256G

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD7SB3Q256G 256GB averaged 26.6% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 94.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 21.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD7SB3Q256G 256GB is 35.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Sandisk SD7SB3Q256G 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 300MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 200MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9 samples)
Min Avg Max
361 Read 418 463
330 Write 380 424
215 Mixed 300 399
269 SusWrite 359 397
81.9% 364 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.5 4K Read 21.9 27.5
13.7 4K Write 47.3 87.7
12.7 4K Mixed 20.5 30.3
84.6% 29.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.7 DQ Read 200 347
46.4 DQ Write 185 308
10.9 DQ Mixed 94.2 155
97.6% 160 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X2180000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 404 416 402 396 400 MB/s
Read 444
Write 396
Mixed 288
SusWrite 397
86% 381 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 38.3
4K Mixed 23.8
83% 27.7 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 155
163% 269 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X2180000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 368 376 377 412 400 MB/s
Read 427
Write 377
Mixed 279
SusWrite 380
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 52.7
4K Mixed 30.3
108% 36.8 MB/s
DQ Read 155
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 130
104% 145 MB/s
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X2180000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 405 409 403 383 381 MB/s
Read 400
Write 373
Mixed 275
SusWrite 394
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 37.4
4K Mixed 23
78% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 145
158% 266 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X2180000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 343 376 320 302 329 MB/s
Read 361
Write 330
Mixed 231
SusWrite 335
71% 314 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 13.7
4K Mixed 12.7
44% 13.3 MB/s
DQ Read 91.8
DQ Write 67.6
DQ Mixed 89.6
64% 83 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,944,221 SSDs tested.

Typical SD7SB3Q256G 256GB Builds (Compare 4,442 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus P6T

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $658

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