Average Bench: 70.5% (622nd of 1040)

Based on 444 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD9SB8W256G1002

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD9SB8W256G1002 256GB averaged 29.4% 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 231MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 338MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD9SB8W256G1002 256GB is 37.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Sandisk SD9SB8W256G1002 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 187MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 235MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 444 samples)
Min Avg Max
315 Read 407 472
204 Write 313 427
165 Mixed 235 314
101 SusWrite 187 212
63.7% 286 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.1 4K Read 22 34.4
22.7 4K Write 50.8 88
12.5 4K Mixed 27.4 42.5
95.2% 33.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
192 DQ Read 338 381
164 DQ Write 267 317
140 DQ Mixed 231 276
192% 279 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 199 203 206 204 148 MB/s
Read 433
Write 427
Mixed 314
SusWrite 212
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 50.5
4K Mixed 31.9
105% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 260
218% 318 MB/s
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 185 181 189 188 190 MB/s
Read 455
Write 305
Mixed 223
SusWrite 189
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 45
4K Mixed 30.8
101% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 220
192% 287 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 98 84 110 109 83 MB/s
Read 430
Write 290
Mixed 249
SusWrite 101
59% 268 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 49.6
4K Mixed 21.2
79% 29.2 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 196
178% 273 MB/s
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 211 158 198 197 199 MB/s
Read 301
Write 256
Mixed 232
SusWrite 195
55% 246 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 44.4
4K Mixed 22.9
76% 27.5 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 99.7
DQ Mixed 145
121% 181 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 206 202 202 208 202 MB/s
Read 348
Write 259
Mixed 188
SusWrite 205
56% 250 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 48.5
4K Mixed 19.3
79% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 108
86% 120 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,005,945 SSDs tested.

Typical SD9SB8W256G1002 256GB Builds (Compare 492 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk

System: Asus VivoBook 15_ASUS Laptop X540UAR

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