Average Bench: 76.1% (472nd of 1003)

Based on 771 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD9SN8W-256G-1006

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD9SN8W-256G-1006 256GB averaged 23.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Sandisk SD9SN8W-256G-1006 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 222MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD9SN8W-256G-1006 256GB is 36.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Sandisk SD9SN8W-256G-1006 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 193MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 223MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 771 samples)
Min Avg Max
325 Read 407 487
203 Write 309 430
158 Mixed 223 300
130 SusWrite 193 214
63.1% 283 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.9 4K Read 25.6 35.8
32.9 4K Write 64.2 94.4
14.9 4K Mixed 32.4 45.9
114% 40.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
150 DQ Read 325 375
139 DQ Write 250 309
118 DQ Mixed 222 267
184% 266 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6104006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 208 196 198 199 197 MB/s
Read 375
Write 261
Mixed 234
SusWrite 201
60% 268 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 61.9
4K Mixed 36.8
124% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 240
202% 297 MB/s
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 210 210 210 209 206 MB/s
Read 378
Write 240
Mixed 221
SusWrite 210
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 90.5
4K Mixed 23.9
127% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 220
192% 289 MB/s
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 188 189 190 192 190 MB/s
Read 429
Write 228
Mixed 178
SusWrite 190
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 38.2
4K Mixed 25.3
80% 27.1 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 249
206% 296 MB/s
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 200 202 209 211 210 MB/s
Read 376
Write 273
Mixed 198
SusWrite 205
59% 263 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 49.7
4K Mixed 30.7
104% 35.3 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 129
100% 136 MB/s
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 181 169 175 181 195 MB/s
Read 348
Write 240
Mixed 191
SusWrite 182
54% 240 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 48.9
4K Mixed 32.1
99% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 132
102% 142 MB/s
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 199 205 205 205 196 MB/s
Read 363
Write 326
Mixed 243
SusWrite 204
64% 284 MB/s
4K Read 12.3
4K Write 51.1
4K Mixed 18.1
69% 27.2 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 204
184% 281 MB/s
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6104006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 184 194 198 200 192 MB/s
Read 349
Write 214
Mixed 232
SusWrite 182
54% 244 MB/s
4K Read 13.2
4K Write 31.7
4K Mixed 14.9
56% 19.9 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 231
179% 245 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,781,594 SSDs tested.

Typical SD9SN8W-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 4,340 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

System: HP Laptop 15-bw0xx

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