Average Bench: 69% (629th of 1026)

Based on 1,181 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD9SN8W256G1014

Above average average bench

The Sandisk SD9SN8W256G1014 256GB averaged 30.9% 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 211MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 297MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD9SN8W256G1014 256GB is 35.4%. 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 187MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 241MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,181 samples)
Min Avg Max
312 Read 414 489
192 Write 318 436
164 Mixed 241 331
101 SusWrite 187 218
64.7% 290 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.2 4K Read 22.7 33.2
21.7 4K Write 48.6 80.4
12.4 4K Mixed 27.1 38.9
94.8% 32.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
137 DQ Read 297 378
104 DQ Write 234 318
91.2 DQ Mixed 211 275
173% 247 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 205 201 197 204 207 MB/s
Read 491
Write 466
Mixed 330
SusWrite 210
84% 374 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 55.4
4K Mixed 34.3
117% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 268
213% 299 MB/s
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 326 197 196 197 195 196 MB/s
Read 398
Write 381
Mixed 293
SusWrite 218
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 72
4K Mixed 32.9
118% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 274
226% 324 MB/s
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 204 209 211 212 177 MB/s
Read 472
Write 331
Mixed 251
SusWrite 205
70% 315 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 64.2
4K Mixed 26.7
113% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 205
156% 212 MB/s
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 235 215 219 224 218 216 MB/s
Read 368
Write 290
Mixed 306
SusWrite 221
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 36.4
4K Mixed 25.5
84% 27.7 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 106
92% 137 MB/s
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 178 152 181 192 181 MB/s
Read 448
Write 386
Mixed 321
SusWrite 186
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 34.3
4K Mixed 19
77% 25.4 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 90.7
91% 150 MB/s
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 156 164 191 189 200 MB/s
Read 343
Write 227
Mixed 250
SusWrite 180
56% 250 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 27.8
4K Mixed 19.9
67% 21.8 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 117
88% 117 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,419,835 SSDs tested.

Typical SD9SN8W256G1014 256GB Builds (Compare 1,890 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: Acer Aspire A515-52G

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