Average Bench: 70.6% (608th of 1026)

Based on 409 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 337MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD9SB8W256G1002 256GB is 38.1%. 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 188MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 235MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 409 samples)
Min Avg Max
317 Read 407 472
202 Write 313 426
163 Mixed 235 314
106 SusWrite 188 212
63.8% 286 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.2 4K Read 22 34.5
22.9 4K Write 50.7 87.9
12.5 4K Mixed 27.3 42.4
95.1% 33.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
176 DQ Read 337 381
170 DQ Write 268 317
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%
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 205 196 198 196 195 MB/s
Read 440
Write 351
Mixed 237
SusWrite 202
68% 307 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 80.1
4K Mixed 42.7
148% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 209
185% 281 MB/s
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 190 194 190 195 193 MB/s
Read 449
Write 324
Mixed 173
SusWrite 195
63% 285 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 52.9
4K Mixed 32.5
113% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 209
188% 286 MB/s
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 196 192 158 148 145 MB/s
Read 417
Write 401
Mixed 226
SusWrite 177
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 43.2
4K Mixed 26.7
91% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 205
179% 269 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 203 195 196 206 201 MB/s
Read 405
Write 295
Mixed 221
SusWrite 203
63% 281 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 71.7
4K Mixed 17.6
86% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 201
175% 263 MB/s
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 247 185 186 187 190 191 MB/s
Read 413
Write 363
Mixed 300
SusWrite 198
71% 318 MB/s
4K Read 13.8
4K Write 53.1
4K Mixed 21.9
77% 29.6 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 270
219% 311 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 151 172 154 161 150 MB/s
Read 362
Write 230
Mixed 247
SusWrite 166
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 38.9
4K Mixed 28.5
93% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 174
136% 188 MB/s
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 195 197 202 194 197 MB/s
Read 305
Write 247
Mixed 258
SusWrite 199
57% 252 MB/s
4K Read 11
4K Write 54.1
4K Mixed 16.9
67% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 240
206% 305 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,418,026 SSDs tested.

Typical SD9SB8W256G1002 256GB Builds (Compare 720 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 20%
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System: Asus VivoBook 15_ASUS Laptop X540UAR

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