Average Bench: 70.3% (644th of 1058)

Based on 4,625 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD9SN8W256G1002

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD9SN8W256G1002 256GB averaged 29.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 230MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 332MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD9SN8W256G1002 256GB is 37.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Sandisk SD9SN8W256G1002 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 171MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 226MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,625 samples)
Min Avg Max
306 Read 408 478
169 Write 302 420
134 Mixed 226 316
88.9 SusWrite 171 212
61.7% 277 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.2 4K Read 23.4 33.9
29 4K Write 50.6 84.7
14.3 4K Mixed 28.6 42.2
98.9% 34.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
208 DQ Read 332 380
130 DQ Write 248 312
139 DQ Mixed 230 273
188% 270 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 196 198 194 201 205 MB/s
Read 401
Write 247
Mixed 224
SusWrite 198
60% 268 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 24.2
121% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 231
200% 299 MB/s
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 200 209 197 210 203 MB/s
Read 437
Write 302
Mixed 264
SusWrite 208
68% 303 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 49.4
4K Mixed 23.6
97% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 226
192% 282 MB/s
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 116 59 62 47 59 MB/s
Read 451
Write 408
Mixed 315
SusWrite 106
71% 320 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 44.5
4K Mixed 30
101% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 270
216% 303 MB/s
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 203 210 203 212 210 MB/s
Read 337
Write 317
Mixed 222
SusWrite 209
61% 271 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 48.6
4K Mixed 19.9
87% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 255
213% 309 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 185 168 199 206 205 MB/s
Read 401
Write 326
Mixed 253
SusWrite 195
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 14.6
4K Write 52.4
4K Mixed 23.4
80% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 268
216% 307 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 191 202 198 200 200 MB/s
Read 322
Write 154
Mixed 149
SusWrite 189
45% 203 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 29.1
4K Mixed 20.5
66% 21.9 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 186
149% 209 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,256,414 SSDs tested.

Typical SD9SN8W256G1002 256GB Builds (Compare 568 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Asus VivoBook 15 ASUS Laptop X570UD

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