Average Bench: 64% (723rd of 1040)

Based on 2,445 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SNAT-256G-1006

Above average average bench

The Sandisk SD8SNAT-256G-1006 256GB averaged 35.9% 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 78.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 235MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SNAT-256G-1006 256GB is 32.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Sandisk SD8SNAT-256G-1006 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 11.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 206MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,445 samples)
Min Avg Max
318 Read 409 493
214 Write 275 314
172 Mixed 206 236
174 SusWrite 269 317
64.7% 290 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.08 4K Read 19 27.3
28.7 4K Write 63.6 103
8.5 4K Mixed 11.7 15.3
77.5% 31.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
136 DQ Read 164 206
120 DQ Write 235 281
67.7 DQ Mixed 78.9 86.4
93.5% 159 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
224GB free
Firmware: Z2311006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 309 307 313 311 308 MB/s
Read 484
Write 301
Mixed 236
SusWrite 309
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 91.3
4K Mixed 13.7
104% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 83.5
100% 172 MB/s
134GB free
Firmware: Z2311006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 311 313 312 306 318 318 MB/s
Read 468
Write 314
Mixed 223
SusWrite 313
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 77.3
4K Mixed 14.7
97% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 85.5
103% 177 MB/s
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2311006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 287 295 296 297 297 MB/s
Read 353
Write 263
Mixed 214
SusWrite 288
63% 279 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 75.1
4K Mixed 10
80% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 78
98% 170 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2311006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 241 268 251 277 296 MB/s
Read 435
Write 241
Mixed 192
SusWrite 263
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 15.6
4K Write 59.4
4K Mixed 11.3
70% 28.8 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 83.7
102% 174 MB/s
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2311006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 284 288 284 289 296 MB/s
Read 378
Write 240
Mixed 186
SusWrite 285
61% 272 MB/s
4K Read 9.3
4K Write 57.2
4K Mixed 10.6
58% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 187
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 81.6
100% 174 MB/s
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2311006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 266 254 225 226 262 222 MB/s
Read 408
Write 234
Mixed 199
SusWrite 242
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 11.2
4K Write 62.9
4K Mixed 10
63% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 80.5
100% 172 MB/s
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2311006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 241 283 269 295 286 MB/s
Read 381
Write 257
Mixed 196
SusWrite 266
62% 275 MB/s
4K Read 11.1
4K Write 31.7
4K Mixed 10.4
47% 17.7 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 80.7
98% 168 MB/s
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2311006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 130 236 259 230 266 MB/s
Read 343
Write 252
Mixed 207
SusWrite 228
58% 258 MB/s
4K Read 8.1
4K Write 57.8
4K Mixed 8.6
54% 24.8 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 72.1
95% 170 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,352,318 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SNAT-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 12,981 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion Notebook

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