Average Bench: 76.5% (543rd of 1071)

Based on 2,721 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD9SN8W-256G-1006

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD9SN8W-256G-1006 256GB averaged 23.5% 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 220MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 33.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD9SN8W-256G-1006 256GB is 44.3%. 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 226MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,721 samples)
Min Avg Max
309 Read 411 498
179 Write 310 454
132 Mixed 226 322
91.2 SusWrite 178 217
62.7% 281 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.9 4K Read 26.7 37.8
29.9 4K Write 67 102
15.3 4K Mixed 33.1 47.2
118% 42.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
166 DQ Read 326 376
127 DQ Write 244 307
103 DQ Mixed 220 269
182% 263 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 193 193 193 193 191 MB/s
Read 463
Write 313
Mixed 210
SusWrite 196
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 54.8
4K Mixed 33.8
112% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 262
212% 300 MB/s
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 201 202 202 201 197 MB/s
Read 355
Write 124
Mixed 164
SusWrite 200
47% 211 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 47.2
4K Mixed 19.5
86% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 254
211% 303 MB/s
125GB free
Firmware: X6104006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 396 201 202 201 201 197 MB/s
Read 446
Write 446
Mixed 322
SusWrite 233
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 32.5
4K Mixed 25.2
77% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 86.7
DQ Mixed 97.1
75% 103 MB/s
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6104006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 10 12 6.3 14 7.9 12 MB/s
Read 510
Write 13.2
Mixed 22.9
SusWrite 10.6
29% 139 MB/s
4K Read 82.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 2.8
129% 28.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 63,159,758 SSDs tested.

Typical SD9SN8W-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 1,351 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
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Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: HP 250 G6 Notebook PC

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