Average Bench: 73.6% (584th of 1058)

Based on 2,019 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD9SN8W-256G-1006

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD9SN8W-256G-1006 256GB averaged 26.4% 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 208MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 31.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD9SN8W-256G-1006 256GB is 42.1%. 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 178MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 223MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,019 samples)
Min Avg Max
306 Read 402 496
167 Write 293 436
138 Mixed 223 311
88.6 SusWrite 178 214
61% 274 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.1 4K Read 25.9 36.8
27.5 4K Write 61.6 93.8
15.1 4K Mixed 31.6 46.1
112% 39.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
131 DQ Read 308 375
94.6 DQ Write 232 305
80.7 DQ Mixed 208 268
173% 250 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 209 201 198 199 204 MB/s
Read 484
Write 300
Mixed 225
SusWrite 206
67% 304 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 80.3
4K Mixed 43.9
151% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 247
202% 290 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 199 198 200 164 207 MB/s
Read 434
Write 453
Mixed 313
SusWrite 209
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 31.5
129% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 260
212% 303 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 180 185 192 190 193 MB/s
Read 470
Write 445
Mixed 191
SusWrite 190
72% 324 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 72.3
4K Mixed 26.5
122% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 220
190% 284 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 188 191 189 193 194 MB/s
Read 454
Write 373
Mixed 293
SusWrite 185
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 58.6
4K Mixed 34.3
120% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 267
213% 300 MB/s
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 140 187 185 188 189 MB/s
Read 395
Write 310
Mixed 188
SusWrite 184
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 15.9
4K Mixed 23.3
83% 22.9 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 59.2
DQ Mixed 26
68% 152 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 45 66 67 32 64 MB/s
Read 313
Write 97.6
Mixed 82
SusWrite 65.7
30% 139 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 68
4K Mixed 17
89% 35.3 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 233
200% 295 MB/s
214GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6104006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 75 121 200 201 206 MB/s
Read 327
Write 219
Mixed 239
SusWrite 136
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 38.1
4K Mixed 20.8
82% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 202
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 170
126% 168 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,259,910 SSDs tested.

Typical SD9SN8W-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 1,199 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk

System: HP 250 G6 Notebook PC

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