Average Bench: 77.2% (469th of 1011)

Based on 920 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD9SN8W256G

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD9SN8W256G 256GB averaged 22.7% 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 350MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD9SN8W256G 256GB is 36.2%. 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 185MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 238MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 920 samples)
Min Avg Max
336 Read 447 504
183 Write 345 470
154 Mixed 238 326
93.8 SusWrite 185 216
67.7% 304 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.6 4K Read 26.6 37
28.8 4K Write 56.4 86.7
16.6 4K Mixed 31.9 45
111% 38.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
262 DQ Read 350 380
207 DQ Write 271 318
175 DQ Mixed 241 275
199% 287 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 196 197 191 175 167 MB/s
Read 512
Write 341
Mixed 259
SusWrite 191
72% 326 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 53.1
184% 69.3 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 157
168% 279 MB/s
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 206 199 207 203 202 MB/s
Read 493
Write 377
Mixed 218
SusWrite 204
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 76
4K Mixed 36.9
140% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 243
206% 302 MB/s
110GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 207 205 204 205 207 MB/s
Read 466
Write 444
Mixed 275
SusWrite 210
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 46.6
4K Mixed 26
98% 33.1 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 262
211% 298 MB/s
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 198 201 195 180 190 MB/s
Read 458
Write 423
Mixed 262
SusWrite 195
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 45.2
4K Mixed 29.6
101% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 260
208% 295 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,105,495 SSDs tested.

Typical SD9SN8W256G 256GB Builds (Compare 2,666 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI MS-17C5

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