Average Bench: 69.7% (596th of 1012)

Based on 558 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD9SN8W256G1014

Above average average bench

The Sandisk SD9SN8W256G1014 256GB averaged 30.2% 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 221MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 310MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD9SN8W256G1014 256GB is 31.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Sandisk SD9SN8W256G1014 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 196MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 236MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 558 samples)
Min Avg Max
321 Read 411 484
204 Write 312 428
160 Mixed 236 314
156 SusWrite 196 217
64.4% 288 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.9 4K Read 21.8 31.9
20.3 4K Write 48.9 76.7
11.8 4K Mixed 26.9 39.1
93.4% 32.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
156 DQ Read 310 378
117 DQ Write 249 321
117 DQ Mixed 221 276
181% 260 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 193 189 188 202 199 MB/s
Read 389
Write 82.2
Mixed 189
SusWrite 194
47% 214 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 52.8
4K Mixed 33.5
113% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 229
200% 299 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 214 204 199 203 198 MB/s
Read 472
Write 323
Mixed 312
SusWrite 205
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 57.1
4K Mixed 31.9
111% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 163
DQ Mixed 166
129% 178 MB/s
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 194 207 211 217 218 MB/s
Read 479
Write 298
Mixed 176
SusWrite 210
64% 291 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 44.7
4K Mixed 31.5
104% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 164
128% 176 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 179 200 205 210 210 MB/s
Read 430
Write 430
Mixed 277
SusWrite 198
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 50.2
4K Mixed 21.9
100% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 121
102% 149 MB/s
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 196 203 203 200 204 MB/s
Read 404
Write 298
Mixed 183
SusWrite 205
61% 273 MB/s
4K Read 9.3
4K Write 41.9
4K Mixed 16.9
58% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 197
186% 292 MB/s
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 201 201 204 198 207 MB/s
Read 292
Write 280
Mixed 151
SusWrite 204
52% 232 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 33
4K Mixed 20.9
71% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 16.4
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 203
131% 145 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 191 200 198 199 199 MB/s
Read 326
Write 327
Mixed 248
SusWrite 199
62% 275 MB/s
4K Read 11
4K Write 21.3
4K Mixed 14.3
46% 15.5 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 49.6
DQ Mixed 75.9
90% 167 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,945,678 SSDs tested.

Typical SD9SN8W256G1014 256GB Builds (Compare 1,082 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

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