Average Bench: 69% (643rd of 1040)

Based on 1,369 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD9SN8W256G1014

Above average average bench

The Sandisk SD9SN8W256G1014 256GB averaged 31.0% 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 213MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 301MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD9SN8W256G1014 256GB is 35.2%. 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 185MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 240MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,369 samples)
Min Avg Max
315 Read 414 490
166 Write 313 438
164 Mixed 240 330
97.1 SusWrite 185 218
64.2% 288 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10 4K Read 22.6 32.9
20.9 4K Write 48 79
12.1 4K Mixed 27.1 39.6
94.5% 32.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
143 DQ Read 301 378
106 DQ Write 236 317
105 DQ Mixed 213 276
175% 250 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 206 166 193 164 195 MB/s
Read 487
Write 300
Mixed 270
SusWrite 188
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 64
4K Mixed 39.6
134% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 225
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 204
154% 208 MB/s
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 50 56 30 52 25 MB/s
Read 384
Write 224
Mixed 99.5
SusWrite 50.8
42% 190 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 88
4K Mixed 43.2
151% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 269
219% 313 MB/s
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 211 209 208 208 207 MB/s
Read 489
Write 422
Mixed 258
SusWrite 210
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 56.4
4K Mixed 36.9
120% 40.5 MB/s
DQ Read 227
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 199
153% 209 MB/s
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 160 188 186 194 196 MB/s
Read 378
Write 258
Mixed 225
SusWrite 186
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 40.4
4K Mixed 22.4
79% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 118
94% 132 MB/s
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 204 200 204 206 201 MB/s
Read 393
Write 306
Mixed 234
SusWrite 204
64% 284 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 25.2
4K Mixed 19.4
66% 21.1 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 140
108% 148 MB/s
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 73 54 54 48 82 MB/s
Read 351
Write 316
Mixed 215
SusWrite 71.9
53% 238 MB/s
4K Read 9.8
4K Write 29.4
4K Mixed 11.1
45% 16.8 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 224
187% 273 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 32,753,638 SSDs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 9%
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Desktop
Desktop 56%
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Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Nitro AN515-42

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