Average Bench: 71.1% (555th of 1003)

Based on 153 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD9SB8W256G1002

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD9SB8W256G1002 256GB averaged 28.8% 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 229MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 337MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD9SB8W256G1002 256GB is 36.5%. 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 233MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 153 samples)
Min Avg Max
318 Read 406 472
215 Write 314 421
175 Mixed 233 302
153 SusWrite 194 212
64% 287 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.2 4K Read 21.9 34.5
21.2 4K Write 51.5 90.4
12.8 4K Mixed 27.5 43.7
95.8% 33.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
197 DQ Read 337 381
183 DQ Write 269 318
128 DQ Mixed 229 274
191% 278 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: 220 205 200 206 208 212 MB/s
Read 403
Write 311
Mixed 198
SusWrite 209
62% 280 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 88.8
4K Mixed 37.9
146% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 207
194% 302 MB/s
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 187 188 193 193 193 MB/s
Read 397
Write 355
Mixed 247
SusWrite 193
67% 298 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 71.6
4K Mixed 42
144% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 206
186% 285 MB/s
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 203 195 201 208 205 MB/s
Read 315
Write 260
Mixed 268
SusWrite 201
59% 261 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 98.3
4K Mixed 33.1
134% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 245
204% 297 MB/s
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 202 201 201 206 203 MB/s
Read 440
Write 272
Mixed 272
SusWrite 205
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 47
4K Mixed 31.6
104% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 256
214% 311 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 202 201 206 206 207 MB/s
Read 366
Write 280
Mixed 246
SusWrite 204
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 75.5
4K Mixed 20.3
88% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 253
210% 303 MB/s
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 190 197 195 197 198 MB/s
Read 338
Write 258
Mixed 243
SusWrite 196
58% 259 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 38.4
4K Mixed 16.8
77% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 274
222% 313 MB/s
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 124 122 130 111 137 MB/s
Read 379
Write 322
Mixed 227
SusWrite 131
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 13.6
4K Write 45.5
4K Mixed 24.2
76% 27.8 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 189
172% 267 MB/s
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6103002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 195 201 195 203 200 MB/s
Read 402
Write 395
Mixed 273
SusWrite 202
71% 318 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 23.5
4K Mixed 18.8
62% 19.7 MB/s
DQ Read 20.3
DQ Write 30.8
DQ Mixed 106
58% 52.5 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,991,287 SSDs tested.

Typical SD9SB8W256G1002 256GB Builds (Compare 818 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
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System: Asus X540LA

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