Average Bench: 70.9% (572nd of 1011)

Based on 200 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD9SB8W256G1002

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD9SB8W256G1002 256GB averaged 29.0% 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 338MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD9SB8W256G1002 256GB is 39.4%. 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 194MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 234MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 200 samples)
Min Avg Max
317 Read 404 470
211 Write 310 421
177 Mixed 234 302
152 SusWrite 194 212
63.8% 286 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10 4K Read 21.6 34.9
21.6 4K Write 51.6 89.1
12.7 4K Mixed 27.4 43.6
95.2% 33.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
192 DQ Read 338 381
180 DQ Write 270 320
137 DQ Mixed 230 274
192% 279 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 195 199 198 193 197 MB/s
Read 493
Write 174
Mixed 245
SusWrite 198
61% 277 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 39.1
148% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 259
216% 314 MB/s
212GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 199 201 201 201 203 MB/s
Read 439
Write 241
Mixed 201
SusWrite 204
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 87.3
4K Mixed 43.7
145% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 264
208% 292 MB/s
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 198 187 197 204 204 MB/s
Read 397
Write 360
Mixed 261
SusWrite 202
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 79.6
4K Mixed 30
112% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 266
222% 322 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 201 193 194 205 202 MB/s
Read 460
Write 438
Mixed 281
SusWrite 212
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 44
4K Mixed 30.7
102% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 244
209% 307 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 202 204 200 208 207 MB/s
Read 420
Write 396
Mixed 270
SusWrite 205
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 50.2
4K Mixed 32.4
108% 36.2 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 267
212% 298 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 186 193 201 182 187 MB/s
Read 388
Write 246
Mixed 229
SusWrite 192
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 49.8
4K Mixed 32.6
106% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 69.7
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 79.6
94% 156 MB/s
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 198 199 195 194 202 MB/s
Read 358
Write 288
Mixed 215
SusWrite 199
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 10.2
4K Write 19.2
4K Mixed 8.1
36% 12.5 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 214
191% 290 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 95 94 91 82 107 MB/s
Read 376
Write 250
Mixed 242
SusWrite 101
54% 242 MB/s
4K Read 12.8
4K Write 22.6
4K Mixed 15.7
52% 17 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 154
152% 245 MB/s
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 131 150 127 137 172 MB/s
Read 336
Write 174
Mixed 241
SusWrite 152
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 12.3
4K Write 26.2
4K Mixed 13.1
49% 17.2 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 154
128% 185 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,818,249 SSDs tested.

Typical SD9SB8W256G1002 256GB Builds (Compare 174 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: Asus VivoBook 15_ASUS Laptop X540UAR

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