Average Bench: 70.7% (578th of 1011)

Based on 2,077 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD9SN8W256G1002

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD9SN8W256G1002 256GB averaged 29.3% 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 219MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 307MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD9SN8W256G1002 256GB is 34.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Sandisk SD9SN8W256G1002 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 184MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 231MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,077 samples)
Min Avg Max
316 Read 417 486
194 Write 318 437
147 Mixed 231 320
93.2 SusWrite 184 214
64.1% 288 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.6 4K Read 23.3 33.5
29.9 4K Write 51.2 82.2
14.8 4K Mixed 28.5 41.6
98.9% 34.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
165 DQ Read 307 380
131 DQ Write 240 316
112 DQ Mixed 219 272
179% 255 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 197 192 192 192 190 MB/s
Read 458
Write 431
Mixed 230
SusWrite 197
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 80.7
4K Mixed 39.2
143% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 234
204% 305 MB/s
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 196 198 202 205 205 MB/s
Read 483
Write 339
Mixed 221
SusWrite 200
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 90.4
4K Mixed 31.1
142% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 203
182% 279 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 204 208 204 152 213 MB/s
Read 446
Write 169
Mixed 226
SusWrite 196
57% 259 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 68.3
4K Mixed 38.1
133% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 187
147% 203 MB/s
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 212 189 195 194 200 MB/s
Read 474
Write 431
Mixed 322
SusWrite 211
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 49.7
4K Mixed 32.7
109% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 266
214% 302 MB/s
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 187 192 176 201 201 MB/s
Read 478
Write 392
Mixed 320
SusWrite 200
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 49.6
4K Mixed 32.6
108% 36.2 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 268
214% 302 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 172 150 134 151 111 MB/s
Read 341
Write 311
Mixed 207
SusWrite 155
57% 253 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 47.1
4K Mixed 28.6
87% 30.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 208
183% 277 MB/s
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 191 193 183 181 185 MB/s
Read 353
Write 173
Mixed 80
SusWrite 188
44% 199 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 41.2
4K Mixed 18.1
77% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 130
138% 228 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,525,148 SSDs tested.

Typical SD9SN8W256G1002 256GB Builds (Compare 547 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
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