Average Bench: 76% (472nd of 1003)

Based on 579 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD9SN8W256G

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD9SN8W256G 256GB averaged 24.0% 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 241MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 345MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD9SN8W256G 256GB is 32.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Sandisk SD9SN8W256G 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 190MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 245MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 579 samples)
Min Avg Max
354 Read 447 501
216 Write 343 461
172 Mixed 245 324
122 SusWrite 190 219
68.3% 307 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.9 4K Read 25.8 34.3
28.7 4K Write 52 79.8
17.3 4K Mixed 30.7 43.1
106% 36.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
225 DQ Read 345 378
218 DQ Write 271 305
189 DQ Mixed 241 272
199% 286 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
126GB free
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 199 189 188 187 188 MB/s
Read 491
Write 435
Mixed 326
SusWrite 224
82% 369 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 78.5
4K Mixed 31.8
133% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 267
217% 310 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 188 131 75 98 83 MB/s
Read 459
Write 239
Mixed 189
SusWrite 128
56% 254 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 74.3
4K Mixed 40.2
135% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 220
196% 296 MB/s
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 199 202 204 202 169 MB/s
Read 478
Write 302
Mixed 158
SusWrite 199
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 49.6
4K Mixed 32.7
106% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 270
216% 306 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 195 194 192 190 198 MB/s
Read 432
Write 224
Mixed 214
SusWrite 195
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 45.1
4K Mixed 33.6
108% 35.2 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 274
224% 321 MB/s
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 192 152 161 157 133 MB/s
Read 489
Write 434
Mixed 268
SusWrite 162
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 52.1
4K Mixed 29.6
108% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 260
211% 300 MB/s
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 196 201 205 204 203 MB/s
Read 399
Write 282
Mixed 181
SusWrite 206
59% 267 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 51.3
4K Mixed 21.5
99% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 272
225% 323 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,077,537 SSDs tested.

Typical SD9SN8W256G 256GB Builds (Compare 2,135 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI MS-17C5

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