Average Bench: 77% (470th of 1011)

Based on 793 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD9SN8W256G

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD9SN8W256G 256GB averaged 22.9% 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 243MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 351MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD9SN8W256G 256GB is 34.3%. 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 187MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 242MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 793 samples)
Min Avg Max
338 Read 448 503
202 Write 346 467
158 Mixed 242 327
107 SusWrite 187 219
68.2% 306 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.8 4K Read 26.3 35.4
28.4 4K Write 55 81.1
16.8 4K Mixed 31.6 43.6
109% 37.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
272 DQ Read 351 379
213 DQ Write 273 313
182 DQ Mixed 243 275
201% 289 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 213 210 199 200 198 MB/s
Read 487
Write 473
Mixed 334
SusWrite 226
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 55.2
203% 75.6 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 277
229% 329 MB/s
34GB free
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 185 194 196 199 194 MB/s
Read 502
Write 339
Mixed 176
SusWrite 199
67% 304 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 90.3
4K Mixed 47.3
164% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 222
192% 287 MB/s
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 197 202 202 201 203 MB/s
Read 381
Write 289
Mixed 200
SusWrite 201
60% 268 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 51.3
4K Mixed 34.1
113% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 267
220% 316 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 207 196 199 202 199 MB/s
Read 488
Write 410
Mixed 232
SusWrite 204
74% 334 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 51.5
4K Mixed 28.8
108% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 208
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 163
151% 229 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 137 163 141 132 121 MB/s
Read 475
Write 381
Mixed 231
SusWrite 148
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 47.7
4K Mixed 32.3
107% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 235
195% 282 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,616,699 SSDs tested.

Typical SD9SN8W256G 256GB Builds (Compare 2,512 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
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Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI MS-17C5

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