Average Bench: 70% (593rd of 1011)

Based on 20 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SBAT256G

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD8SBAT256G 256GB averaged 29.9% 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 Random Write Speed 79.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 254MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SBAT256G 256GB is 37.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Sandisk SD8SBAT256G 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 10.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 240MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 20 samples)
Min Avg Max
396 Read 460 511
153 Write 297 336
11 Mixed 240 396
16.5 SusWrite 263 318
70.2% 315 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.4 4K Read 24.1 27.4
3.8 4K Write 79.3 115
0.5 4K Mixed 10.7 14.9
92.1% 38 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.9 DQ Read 152 182
22.6 DQ Write 254 290
4.15 DQ Mixed 65.5 87.9
88.5% 157 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
230GB free
Firmware: Z2201000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 313 314 313 317 315 MB/s
Read 477
Write 301
Mixed 214
SusWrite 313
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 13.2
113% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 82.7
101% 174 MB/s
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2333000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 311 320 326 326 327 MB/s
Read 441
Write 309
Mixed 228
SusWrite 318
72% 324 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 81.4
4K Mixed 14.1
100% 40.5 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 87.6
98% 162 MB/s
143GB free
Firmware: Z2333000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 132 119 127 129 109 MB/s
Read 396
Write 266
Mixed 181
SusWrite 123
54% 241 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 18.3
4K Mixed 11.6
57% 17.1 MB/s
DQ Read 86.5
DQ Write 22.6
DQ Mixed 34.2
30% 47.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,368,266 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SBAT256G 256GB Builds (Compare 7 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

System: Medion Erazer X4703 D/C465

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $862

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