Average Bench: 69.7% (580th of 1003)

Based on 1,329 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD9SN8W256G1002

Above average average bench

The Sandisk SD9SN8W256G1002 256GB averaged 30.2% 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 220MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 309MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD9SN8W256G1002 256GB is 33.1%. 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 187MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 236MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,329 samples)
Min Avg Max
305 Read 413 486
202 Write 320 432
152 Mixed 236 325
110 SusWrite 187 215
64.5% 289 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.3 4K Read 22.4 31.9
25.9 4K Write 49.1 74
12.9 4K Mixed 27.5 37.8
95.1% 33 MB/s
Min Avg Max
168 DQ Read 309 380
131 DQ Write 244 315
115 DQ Mixed 220 273
180% 258 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 208 211 207 200 201 MB/s
Read 437
Write 391
Mixed 337
SusWrite 226
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 46.6
4K Mixed 27.7
96% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 271
215% 301 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 148 90 105 111 110 MB/s
Read 438
Write 220
Mixed 227
SusWrite 125
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 39.3
4K Mixed 29.6
94% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 228
188% 272 MB/s
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 184 190 196 195 198 MB/s
Read 331
Write 204
Mixed 183
SusWrite 193
51% 228 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 34.4
4K Mixed 25.3
78% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 260
196% 262 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 192 195 196 186 191 MB/s
Read 448
Write 362
Mixed 298
SusWrite 205
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 9.5
4K Mixed 24.9
63% 17.1 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 172
132% 181 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,812,225 SSDs tested.

Typical SD9SN8W256G1002 256GB Builds (Compare 437 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Asus VivoBook 15 ASUS Laptop X570UD

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