Average Bench: 79.1% (484th of 1058)

Based on 113 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD9SB8W256G1014

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD9SB8W256G1014 256GB averaged 20.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Sandisk SD9SB8W256G1014 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 239MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 33.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD9SB8W256G1014 256GB is 36.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Sandisk SD9SB8W256G1014 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 192MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 245MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 113 samples)
Min Avg Max
338 Read 430 494
199 Write 333 460
160 Mixed 245 322
120 SusWrite 192 219
67% 300 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14 4K Read 27.4 37.8
28.5 4K Write 64.2 104
17.5 4K Mixed 33.3 47.4
118% 41.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
101 DQ Read 339 380
137 DQ Write 275 323
113 DQ Mixed 239 282
197% 284 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6104000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 94 70 76 83 83 MB/s
Read 476
Write 432
Mixed 353
SusWrite 94
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 89.2
4K Mixed 47.3
167% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 264
221% 321 MB/s
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6104000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 166 195 204 180 174 MB/s
Read 426
Write 392
Mixed 296
SusWrite 187
73% 325 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 81.5
4K Mixed 41.5
146% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 259
211% 302 MB/s
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6104000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 158 188 156 158 189 MB/s
Read 430
Write 263
Mixed 236
SusWrite 157
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 64.9
4K Mixed 38.8
127% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 252
201% 282 MB/s
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6104000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 213 215 216 212 212 MB/s
Read 453
Write 405
Mixed 275
SusWrite 218
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 44.4
4K Mixed 28.2
93% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 231
198% 294 MB/s
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6104000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 189 184 181 187 189 MB/s
Read 360
Write 194
Mixed 212
SusWrite 188
53% 238 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 55.6
4K Mixed 35.4
118% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 212
172% 244 MB/s
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6104000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 110 78 93 72 75 MB/s
Read 324
Write 173
Mixed 151
SusWrite 91.8
41% 185 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 47.2
4K Mixed 30.4
101% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 257
209% 299 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,310,388 SSDs tested.

Typical SD9SB8W256G1014 256GB Builds (Compare 251 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Extensa 2540

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