Average Bench: 74.5% (585th of 1072)

Based on 4,074 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD7SN6S-256G-1006

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD7SN6S-256G-1006 256GB averaged 25.5% 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 185MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 29.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD7SN6S-256G-1006 256GB is 39.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Sandisk SD7SN6S-256G-1006 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 216MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 230MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,074 samples)
Min Avg Max
316 Read 404 476
210 Write 334 430
160 Mixed 230 295
96.7 SusWrite 216 262
66.2% 296 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11 4K Read 24 33.5
32 4K Write 66.9 101
13.7 4K Mixed 29.8 42.3
110% 40.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
147 DQ Read 299 341
117 DQ Write 207 245
99.2 DQ Mixed 185 209
157% 230 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3511006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 258 233 236 234 251 MB/s
Read 486
Write 439
Mixed 307
SusWrite 253
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 45.3
164% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 204
168% 242 MB/s
92GB free
Firmware: X3511006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 256 217 230 219 236 MB/s
Read 435
Write 345
Mixed 234
SusWrite 239
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 67.6
4K Mixed 28.7
112% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 201
166% 238 MB/s
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3521006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 114 74 44 45 63 MB/s
Read 449
Write 308
Mixed 219
SusWrite 87.1
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 73.4
4K Mixed 37.4
132% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 210
173% 250 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3511006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 249 171 252 234 245 209 MB/s
Read 369
Write 344
Mixed 255
SusWrite 227
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 33.9
4K Mixed 20.6
72% 24.2 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 193
162% 235 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3511006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 236 237 247 241 233 MB/s
Read 315
Write 265
Mixed 193
SusWrite 240
57% 253 MB/s
4K Read 10.8
4K Write 41.9
4K Mixed 14.3
57% 22.3 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 196
160% 229 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3511006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 131 156 64 56 117 MB/s
Read 346
Write 246
Mixed 232
SusWrite 114
52% 235 MB/s
4K Read 11.4
4K Write 38.7
4K Mixed 13.9
56% 21.3 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 162
150% 234 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,677,308 SSDs tested

Typical SD7SN6S-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 567 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: HP Spectre x360 Convertible

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