Average Bench: 66.6% (675th of 1037)

Based on 936 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD9SN8W256G1027

Above average average bench

The Sandisk SD9SN8W256G1027 256GB averaged 33.4% 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 191MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 26.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD9SN8W256G1027 256GB is 40.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Sandisk SD9SN8W256G1027 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 189MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 240MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 936 samples)
Min Avg Max
343 Read 421 489
194 Write 323 432
165 Mixed 240 321
113 SusWrite 189 215
65.4% 293 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.7 4K Read 22 35.4
22.6 4K Write 44.7 91.6
15.7 4K Mixed 26.3 43.1
90.7% 31 MB/s
Min Avg Max
156 DQ Read 250 380
129 DQ Write 201 316
120 DQ Mixed 191 274
152% 214 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6102027
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 191 184 172 190 190 MB/s
Read 507
Write 421
Mixed 172
SusWrite 190
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 40.9
168% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 283
225% 316 MB/s
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6102027
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 194 196 193 199 195 MB/s
Read 509
Write 368
Mixed 196
SusWrite 200
71% 318 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 86.9
4K Mixed 40.2
153% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 281
226% 319 MB/s
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6102027
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 196 197 185 194 203 MB/s
Read 332
Write 318
Mixed 254
SusWrite 198
62% 276 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 69
4K Mixed 34.1
121% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 273
214% 299 MB/s
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6102027
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 207 202 206 211 207 MB/s
Read 381
Write 244
Mixed 201
SusWrite 209
58% 258 MB/s
4K Read 13.3
4K Write 47.6
4K Mixed 17.6
68% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 229
200% 300 MB/s
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6102027
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 210 209 210 210 208 MB/s
Read 427
Write 373
Mixed 314
SusWrite 226
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 40.5
4K Mixed 23.8
84% 28.4 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 146
111% 150 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6102027
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 192 201 200 203 204 MB/s
Read 385
Write 327
Mixed 270
SusWrite 203
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 36
4K Mixed 22.4
73% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 201
DQ Write 159
DQ Mixed 166
128% 175 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,584,284 SSDs tested.

Typical SD9SN8W256G1027 256GB Builds (Compare 331 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

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