Average Bench: 74.8% (561st of 1058)

Based on 3,683 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD7SN6S-256G-1006

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD7SN6S-256G-1006 256GB averaged 25.2% 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 29.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD7SN6S-256G-1006 256GB is 39.4%. 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 223MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 230MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,683 samples)
Min Avg Max
322 Read 405 479
224 Write 336 425
172 Mixed 230 295
103 SusWrite 223 264
66.7% 298 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.1 4K Read 23.8 33.5
31.7 4K Write 67.7 102
13.2 4K Mixed 29.6 42.6
110% 40.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
136 DQ Read 296 341
120 DQ Write 209 247
84.8 DQ Mixed 185 209
156% 230 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3511006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 233 237 228 223 172 MB/s
Read 380
Write 345
Mixed 246
SusWrite 227
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 73.6
4K Mixed 38.3
133% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 204
170% 248 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3511006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 244 249 209 158 94 MB/s
Read 367
Write 310
Mixed 256
SusWrite 204
64% 284 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 65
4K Mixed 33.3
120% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 203
174% 257 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3511006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 233 213 162 59 132 MB/s
Read 370
Write 303
Mixed 254
SusWrite 181
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 65.5
4K Mixed 26.4
111% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 203
174% 257 MB/s
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3511006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 256 249 255 256 252 MB/s
Read 376
Write 368
Mixed 213
SusWrite 256
68% 303 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 49.4
4K Mixed 26.5
94% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 181
159% 241 MB/s
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0924A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 202 41 38 36 39 MB/s
Read 480
Write 374
Mixed 368
SusWrite 120
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 25.6
114% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 39.7
80% 155 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3511006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 137 100 50 78 93 MB/s
Read 388
Write 254
Mixed 221
SusWrite 101
54% 241 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 56.5
4K Mixed 24.8
99% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 200
168% 248 MB/s
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X351
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 223 232 229 222 258 MB/s
Read 338
Write 278
Mixed 220
SusWrite 230
60% 266 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 46.7
4K Mixed 22.6
88% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 137
99% 128 MB/s
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Typical SD7SN6S-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 1,107 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: HP Spectre x360 Convertible

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