Average Bench: 75.1% (512th of 1021)

Based on 1,348 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD9SN8W-256G-1006

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD9SN8W-256G-1006 256GB averaged 24.9% 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 214MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD9SN8W-256G-1006 256GB is 39%. 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 191MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 230MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,348 samples)
Min Avg Max
316 Read 408 493
201 Write 315 440
160 Mixed 230 315
116 SusWrite 191 216
63.7% 286 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.7 4K Read 25.7 36.4
30.2 4K Write 63.7 92.3
15 4K Mixed 32 44.5
114% 40.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
137 DQ Read 307 375
113 DQ Write 235 307
89.9 DQ Mixed 214 268
176% 252 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 196 194 194 199 201 MB/s
Read 434
Write 325
Mixed 192
SusWrite 199
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 41.3
148% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 266
210% 294 MB/s
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 197 196 194 196 196 MB/s
Read 333
Write 332
Mixed 212
SusWrite 198
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 43.5
154% 56.4 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 207
181% 273 MB/s
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6104006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 206 194 202 197 199 MB/s
Read 438
Write 403
Mixed 310
SusWrite 221
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 73.4
4K Mixed 39.6
127% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 267
220% 316 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 195 199 201 203 143 MB/s
Read 405
Write 358
Mixed 216
SusWrite 192
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 62.9
4K Mixed 39.5
129% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 216
193% 293 MB/s
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 196 193 200 195 197 MB/s
Read 435
Write 300
Mixed 254
SusWrite 204
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 47.6
4K Mixed 29.2
106% 35.2 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 267
218% 311 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6104006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 95 89 113 95 110 MB/s
Read 294
Write 240
Mixed 158
SusWrite 103
44% 198 MB/s
4K Read 8.7
4K Write 17.3
4K Mixed 20.8
49% 15.6 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 137
106% 147 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,445,205 SSDs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
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System: HP 255 G7 Notebook PC

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