Average Bench: 76% (516th of 1037)

Based on 1,484 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD9SN8W-256G-1006

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD9SN8W-256G-1006 256GB averaged 24.0% 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 32.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD9SN8W-256G-1006 256GB is 42.6%. 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 186MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 228MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,484 samples)
Min Avg Max
314 Read 411 497
192 Write 313 444
155 Mixed 228 316
101 SusWrite 186 215
63.5% 285 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.1 4K Read 26.6 37.9
30 4K Write 65.8 96.3
14.6 4K Mixed 32.4 45.9
117% 41.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
125 DQ Read 312 375
112 DQ Write 237 307
89.5 DQ Mixed 214 268
176% 254 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6104006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 202 203 197 202 204 MB/s
Read 365
Write 380
Mixed 274
SusWrite 209
69% 307 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 90.4
4K Mixed 45.6
160% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 259
209% 297 MB/s
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 197 194 192 192 192 MB/s
Read 427
Write 393
Mixed 166
SusWrite 197
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 67.8
4K Mixed 38.3
118% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 263
215% 307 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 209 212 213 210 210 MB/s
Read 401
Write 352
Mixed 208
SusWrite 210
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 51
4K Mixed 30.1
103% 35.3 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 229
198% 296 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 190 186 187 187 194 MB/s
Read 332
Write 261
Mixed 174
SusWrite 191
54% 240 MB/s
4K Read 11.2
4K Write 89.8
4K Mixed 26.8
99% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 219
195% 295 MB/s
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 208 210 210 211 211 MB/s
Read 356
Write 248
Mixed 222
SusWrite 209
58% 259 MB/s
4K Read 12.6
4K Write 64.1
4K Mixed 25.5
86% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 233
194% 283 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,729,148 SSDs tested.

Typical SD9SN8W-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 807 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
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Desktop
Desktop 55%
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Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: HP 255 G7 Notebook PC

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