Average Bench: 63.7% (743rd of 1058)

Based on 2,562 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SNAT-256G-1006

Above average average bench

The Sandisk SD8SNAT-256G-1006 256GB averaged 36.2% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 77.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 231MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SNAT-256G-1006 256GB is 34.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Sandisk SD8SNAT-256G-1006 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 11.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 204MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,562 samples)
Min Avg Max
316 Read 405 490
213 Write 273 313
169 Mixed 204 234
176 SusWrite 268 320
64.2% 288 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.21 4K Read 19 27.8
25.2 4K Write 64.3 107
8 4K Mixed 11.6 15.3
77.7% 31.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
116 DQ Read 162 203
85.6 DQ Write 231 282
62.5 DQ Mixed 77.9 86.3
92.1% 157 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
183GB free
Firmware: Z2311006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 319 323 320 320 323 MB/s
Read 461
Write 307
Mixed 228
SusWrite 320
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 89
4K Mixed 14.4
104% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 231
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 84.2
111% 197 MB/s
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2311006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 302 312 318 281 259 MB/s
Read 489
Write 290
Mixed 224
SusWrite 271
71% 318 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 15.3
102% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 83.7
96% 160 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2311006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 274 276 295 282 273 270 MB/s
Read 371
Write 262
Mixed 191
SusWrite 278
62% 276 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 49
4K Mixed 12.9
68% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 83.1
101% 174 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,555,228 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SNAT-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 17,439 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop 53%
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion Notebook


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