Average Bench: 69.5% (664th of 1059)

Based on 2,343 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD9SN8W256G1014

Above average average bench

The Sandisk SD9SN8W256G1014 256GB averaged 30.5% 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 300MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD9SN8W256G1014 256GB is 45.3%. 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 171MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 234MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,343 samples)
Min Avg Max
310 Read 412 489
164 Write 306 431
124 Mixed 234 332
77.8 SusWrite 171 217
62.5% 281 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.4 4K Read 23.6 36.4
22.2 4K Write 50.9 91.1
13.3 4K Mixed 28.6 45.5
99.3% 34.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
140 DQ Read 300 378
99.1 DQ Write 232 315
95.4 DQ Mixed 212 276
173% 248 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 195 197 182 116 129 MB/s
Read 493
Write 300
Mixed 184
SusWrite 172
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 73.6
4K Mixed 41.7
143% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 260
216% 313 MB/s
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 201 203 198 195 200 MB/s
Read 322
Write 365
Mixed 262
SusWrite 201
65% 288 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 72.9
4K Mixed 42.9
145% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 264
218% 313 MB/s
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 210 202 201 201 197 MB/s
Read 406
Write 413
Mixed 239
SusWrite 205
71% 316 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 41.6
4K Mixed 27.4
89% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 282
222% 310 MB/s
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X610
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 193 190 207 210 211 MB/s
Read 421
Write 278
Mixed 206
SusWrite 202
62% 276 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 50.8
4K Mixed 25.7
90% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 210
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 153
123% 175 MB/s
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 148 207 159 155 155 MB/s
Read 310
Write 207
Mixed 161
SusWrite 168
47% 211 MB/s
4K Read 11.5
4K Write 21.1
4K Mixed 14.2
47% 15.6 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 192
154% 217 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 59,026,394 SSDs tested.

Typical SD9SN8W256G1014 256GB Builds (Compare 475 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
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Desktop
Desktop 60%
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Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Acer Aspire A515-52G

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