Average Bench: 72.9% (549th of 1016)

Based on 1,947 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD7SN6S-256G-1006

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD7SN6S-256G-1006 256GB averaged 27.1% 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 184MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 28.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD7SN6S-256G-1006 256GB is 42.9%. 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 214MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 230MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,947 samples)
Min Avg Max
313 Read 401 476
213 Write 333 424
169 Mixed 230 294
92.5 SusWrite 214 262
65.8% 294 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.8 4K Read 22.9 33.5
30.6 4K Write 64.9 101
14.3 4K Mixed 28.8 42.8
106% 38.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
104 DQ Read 296 341
109 DQ Write 207 241
64.6 DQ Mixed 184 209
156% 229 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
237GB free
Firmware: X3511006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 264 257 255 257 256 MB/s
Read 444
Write 402
Mixed 277
SusWrite 272
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 80
4K Mixed 38.7
139% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 207
178% 263 MB/s
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3511006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 249 248 254 252 255 MB/s
Read 444
Write 374
Mixed 217
SusWrite 250
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 82.7
4K Mixed 30
130% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 207
173% 253 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3511006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 196 207 96 140 140 MB/s
Read 388
Write 321
Mixed 230
SusWrite 165
62% 276 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 52.7
4K Mixed 33.1
108% 36.8 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 204
174% 257 MB/s
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3511006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 262 257 254 254 255 255 MB/s
Read 365
Write 321
Mixed 206
SusWrite 256
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 14.8
89% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 203
171% 252 MB/s
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3511006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 208 69 126 93 89 MB/s
Read 368
Write 257
Mixed 200
SusWrite 126
53% 238 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 58.1
4K Mixed 27.1
104% 36.8 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 150
147% 236 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,625,834 SSDs tested.

Typical SD7SN6S-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 1,809 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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