Average Bench: 69.3% (655th of 1053)

Based on 1,567 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD9SN8W256G1014

Above average average bench

The Sandisk SD9SN8W256G1014 256GB averaged 30.6% 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 212MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 296MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD9SN8W256G1014 256GB is 42.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Sandisk SD9SN8W256G1014 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 177MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 237MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,567 samples)
Min Avg Max
314 Read 415 492
162 Write 308 437
163 Mixed 237 319
84.1 SusWrite 177 216
63.4% 284 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.2 4K Read 23.2 35
22.3 4K Write 49.7 86.9
13.1 4K Mixed 28.2 44.5
97.6% 33.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
140 DQ Read 296 378
108 DQ Write 231 315
105 DQ Mixed 212 276
172% 246 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 137 145 100 113 93 MB/s
Read 488
Write 458
Mixed 299
SusWrite 131
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 84.8
4K Mixed 39.2
148% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 270
220% 313 MB/s
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 192 187 200 194 207 MB/s
Read 483
Write 340
Mixed 252
SusWrite 199
71% 318 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 49.4
4K Mixed 29.8
105% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 173
141% 200 MB/s
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 151 124 121 115 125 MB/s
Read 464
Write 294
Mixed 246
SusWrite 131
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 56.4
4K Mixed 31.5
111% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 227
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 192
150% 206 MB/s
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 193 193 188 193 187 MB/s
Read 434
Write 263
Mixed 208
SusWrite 189
61% 273 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 32.3
4K Mixed 25.8
86% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 215
192% 292 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,873,044 SSDs tested.

Typical SD9SN8W256G1014 256GB Builds (Compare 3,280 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Nitro AN515-42

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