Average Bench: 70.5% (640th of 1058)

Based on 594 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD9SB8W256G1002

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD9SB8W256G1002 256GB averaged 29.5% 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 337MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD9SB8W256G1002 256GB is 38.9%. 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 182MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 235MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 594 samples)
Min Avg Max
314 Read 407 475
197 Write 311 428
160 Mixed 235 316
94.1 SusWrite 182 212
63.3% 284 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.2 4K Read 22.2 34.6
22.9 4K Write 51.2 90.2
13 4K Mixed 27.6 43.2
96.2% 33.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
173 DQ Read 337 381
149 DQ Write 264 316
135 DQ Mixed 230 276
191% 277 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 197 197 197 194 197 MB/s
Read 497
Write 487
Mixed 319
SusWrite 218
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 50.7
180% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 278
230% 330 MB/s
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 219 204 203 208 203 MB/s
Read 482
Write 338
Mixed 226
SusWrite 208
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 69.4
4K Mixed 38.7
135% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 266
219% 315 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 185 186 185 180 188 MB/s
Read 429
Write 389
Mixed 293
SusWrite 193
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 41
4K Mixed 27.5
93% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 274
218% 307 MB/s
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 191 182 182 188 194 MB/s
Read 470
Write 372
Mixed 218
SusWrite 190
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 41.1
4K Mixed 26.6
86% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 212
186% 279 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 197 199 201 184 205 MB/s
Read 372
Write 332
Mixed 221
SusWrite 199
63% 281 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 46.5
4K Mixed 26.6
95% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 250
207% 298 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 201 203 206 204 170 MB/s
Read 352
Write 285
Mixed 221
SusWrite 197
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 10.6
4K Write 42.1
4K Mixed 13.1
55% 21.9 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 269
219% 313 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,300,380 SSDs tested.

Typical SD9SB8W256G1002 256GB Builds (Compare 949 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk

System: Asus VivoBook 15_ASUS Laptop X540UAR

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