Average Bench: 62.9% (719th of 1026)

Based on 1,473 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SNAT256G1002

Above average average bench

The Sandisk SD8SNAT256G1002 256GB averaged 37.1% 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 Write Speed 247MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 77.8MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SNAT256G1002 256GB is 26.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Sandisk SD8SNAT256G1002 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 11.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 201MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,473 samples)
Min Avg Max
320 Read 405 476
230 Write 271 305
169 Mixed 201 228
148 SusWrite 269 308
64% 287 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.7 4K Read 17.8 25.9
27.1 4K Write 60.6 88.3
8.2 4K Mixed 11.1 14.1
73.3% 29.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
103 DQ Read 164 211
126 DQ Write 247 278
41 DQ Mixed 77.8 85.8
94.6% 163 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2315002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 280 290 296 298 297 298 MB/s
Read 439
Write 230
Mixed 214
SusWrite 293
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 64.1
4K Mixed 13.7
86% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 85.5
102% 174 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2317002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 293 297 304 306 291 MB/s
Read 413
Write 304
Mixed 206
SusWrite 280
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 68.1
4K Mixed 13.5
89% 35 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 83.8
98% 166 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2317002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 280 290 303 303 304 305 MB/s
Read 438
Write 277
Mixed 196
SusWrite 297
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 60.8
4K Mixed 9.1
72% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 70.5
92% 163 MB/s
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2317002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 287 283 290 278 280 MB/s
Read 376
Write 274
Mixed 223
SusWrite 281
65% 288 MB/s
4K Read 7
4K Write 58.7
4K Mixed 9.2
54% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 83.1
107% 188 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2317002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 181 259 271 278 273 MB/s
Read 343
Write 273
Mixed 204
SusWrite 252
60% 268 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 52.7
4K Mixed 9.7
66% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 150
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 78.6
93% 158 MB/s
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2317002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 261 278 267 194 236 MB/s
Read 326
Write 252
Mixed 206
SusWrite 250
58% 258 MB/s
4K Read 10
4K Write 32.4
4K Mixed 8.4
43% 16.9 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 65
90% 162 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,419,835 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SNAT256G1002 256GB Builds (Compare 1,570 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

System: Asus GL502VS - $1,607

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $1,607

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