Average Bench: 74.4% (512th of 1011)

Based on 1,042 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD9SN8W-256G-1006

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD9SN8W-256G-1006 256GB averaged 25.5% 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 217MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 31.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD9SN8W-256G-1006 256GB is 36.9%. 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 224MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,042 samples)
Min Avg Max
322 Read 406 486
201 Write 307 431
156 Mixed 224 304
125 SusWrite 191 214
62.9% 282 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.6 4K Read 24.7 35
30.8 4K Write 62.4 92.1
14.7 4K Mixed 31.1 44.5
110% 39.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
141 DQ Read 316 375
128 DQ Write 244 308
84.3 DQ Mixed 217 266
179% 259 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 203 196 195 198 196 MB/s
Read 466
Write 340
Mixed 227
SusWrite 201
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 81.8
4K Mixed 44.5
154% 53.9 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 267
211% 295 MB/s
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6104006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 208 212 212 209 207 MB/s
Read 412
Write 287
Mixed 273
SusWrite 211
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 69.6
4K Mixed 33.5
129% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 205
176% 263 MB/s
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 206 209 200 198 194 MB/s
Read 350
Write 222
Mixed 221
SusWrite 205
56% 249 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 63.3
4K Mixed 25.9
94% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 224
198% 298 MB/s
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6104006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 170 159 187 182 195 MB/s
Read 325
Write 210
Mixed 187
SusWrite 178
50% 225 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 42.1
4K Mixed 24.7
95% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 200
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 181
137% 184 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,105,085 SSDs tested.

Typical SD9SN8W-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 4,978 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: HP Laptop 15-bw0xx

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