Average Bench: 78.9% (446th of 1016)

Based on 1,051 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD9SN8W256G

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD9SN8W256G 256GB averaged 21.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Sandisk SD9SN8W256G 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 239MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 351MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD9SN8W256G 256GB is 35%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Sandisk SD9SN8W256G 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 184MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 239MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,051 samples)
Min Avg Max
339 Read 450 505
205 Write 351 471
149 Mixed 239 327
94 SusWrite 184 217
68.2% 306 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.9 4K Read 27.5 38
34.2 4K Write 59.5 87.8
19.9 4K Mixed 33.2 45.5
116% 40.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
252 DQ Read 351 380
211 DQ Write 272 320
163 DQ Mixed 239 275
198% 287 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 141 139 131 135 136 MB/s
Read 495
Write 457
Mixed 289
SusWrite 142
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 78.7
4K Mixed 43.4
152% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 256
214% 311 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 198 203 205 176 198 MB/s
Read 505
Write 353
Mixed 233
SusWrite 204
72% 324 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 78.5
4K Mixed 43
136% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 236
203% 300 MB/s
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 184 193 189 166 154 MB/s
Read 461
Write 431
Mixed 214
SusWrite 180
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 57.3
4K Mixed 35.5
121% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 267
214% 302 MB/s
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 207 199 202 201 198 MB/s
Read 468
Write 424
Mixed 341
SusWrite 221
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 48.9
4K Mixed 31.9
106% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 261
212% 300 MB/s
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 208 207 212 202 192 MB/s
Read 482
Write 410
Mixed 225
SusWrite 205
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 47.4
4K Mixed 32.3
107% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 243
203% 294 MB/s
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 189 191 189 179 181 MB/s
Read 286
Write 233
Mixed 263
SusWrite 189
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 8.6
4K Write 14.4
4K Mixed 12.6
37% 11.9 MB/s
DQ Read 36.1
DQ Write 34.1
DQ Mixed 34.2
26% 34.8 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,626,442 SSDs tested.

Typical SD9SN8W256G 256GB Builds (Compare 2,844 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI MS-17C5

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