Average Bench: 72.7% (543rd of 1011)

Based on 1,706 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD7SN6S-256G-1006

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD7SN6S-256G-1006 256GB averaged 27.3% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 183MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 28.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD7SN6S-256G-1006 256GB is 43%. 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 211MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 228MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,706 samples)
Min Avg Max
317 Read 403 473
210 Write 333 422
171 Mixed 228 292
91.2 SusWrite 211 262
65.7% 294 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.8 4K Read 23.1 33.6
28 4K Write 64 104
13.5 4K Mixed 28.9 42.8
106% 38.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
103 DQ Read 293 341
101 DQ Write 205 241
62 DQ Mixed 183 209
155% 227 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
238GB free
Firmware: X3511006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 266 254 256 256 257 MB/s
Read 474
Write 404
Mixed 286
SusWrite 264
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 92.3
4K Mixed 43.8
152% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 207
177% 262 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3511006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 229 249 250 252 248 MB/s
Read 420
Write 381
Mixed 290
SusWrite 251
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 97
4K Mixed 42.6
156% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 200
170% 251 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3511006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 250 248 247 252 249 MB/s
Read 414
Write 394
Mixed 243
SusWrite 253
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 64
4K Mixed 29
115% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 214
178% 260 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3511006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 218 202 253 252 254 MB/s
Read 421
Write 380
Mixed 269
SusWrite 240
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 67.4
4K Mixed 30.9
102% 38.6 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 208
177% 260 MB/s
223GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3511006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 250 234 247 252 246 MB/s
Read 380
Write 341
Mixed 220
SusWrite 248
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 66.8
4K Mixed 25.9
103% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 172
146% 216 MB/s
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3511006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 249 250 250 249 250 MB/s
Read 346
Write 292
Mixed 232
SusWrite 253
63% 281 MB/s
4K Read 11.9
4K Write 53.7
4K Mixed 12.3
62% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 199
167% 245 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,525,647 SSDs tested.

Typical SD7SN6S-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 1,644 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: HP Spectre x360 Convertible

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