Average Bench: 75% (502nd of 1011)

Based on 918 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 219MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 323MB/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 192MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 223MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 918 samples)
Min Avg Max
323 Read 407 486
199 Write 305 430
155 Mixed 223 303
126 SusWrite 192 214
62.8% 282 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12 4K Read 24.9 35
31.9 4K Write 63.2 92.9
14.7 4K Mixed 31.3 45
111% 39.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
151 DQ Read 323 375
133 DQ Write 248 308
112 DQ Mixed 219 266
182% 264 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
110GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 206 200 196 198 202 MB/s
Read 440
Write 408
Mixed 289
SusWrite 204
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 65.6
4K Mixed 37
127% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 264
215% 308 MB/s
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6104006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 188 200 202 189 202 MB/s
Read 396
Write 368
Mixed 249
SusWrite 194
68% 301 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 68.3
4K Mixed 39.6
128% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 224
191% 283 MB/s
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6104006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 208 201 213 216 218 MB/s
Read 360
Write 273
Mixed 244
SusWrite 210
61% 272 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 53.7
4K Mixed 36.4
122% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 142
DQ Mixed 175
129% 171 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6104006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 202 195 204 201 203 MB/s
Read 436
Write 301
Mixed 247
SusWrite 202
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 59
4K Mixed 18.4
79% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 203
163% 230 MB/s
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 205 210 209 210 211 MB/s
Read 408
Write 259
Mixed 239
SusWrite 206
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 59.6
4K Mixed 29.9
100% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 27.1
DQ Write 59.8
DQ Mixed 33.4
28% 40.1 MB/s
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 235 171 193 159 178 148 MB/s
Read 351
Write 336
Mixed 260
SusWrite 180
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 11.1
4K Write 53.4
4K Mixed 13.9
63% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 93.4
138% 259 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,664,288 SSDs tested.

Typical SD9SN8W-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 4,732 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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