Average Bench: 64.1% (721st of 1040)

Based on 683 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SBAT256G1002

Above average average bench

The Sandisk SD8SBAT256G1002 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 Write Speed 233MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 66.3MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SBAT256G1002 256GB is 28.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Sandisk SD8SBAT256G1002 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 10.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 230MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 683 samples)
Min Avg Max
319 Read 412 485
206 Write 280 327
173 Mixed 230 387
178 SusWrite 272 313
66.6% 298 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.4 4K Read 18.8 27
31.5 4K Write 66.3 98.9
3.65 4K Mixed 10.4 14.9
76.8% 31.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.8 DQ Read 154 211
74 DQ Write 233 281
3.78 DQ Mixed 68.4 86.1
86.8% 152 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2317002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 208 229 297 312 313 MB/s
Read 442
Write 252
Mixed 193
SusWrite 260
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 92.8
4K Mixed 14.6
104% 43.9 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 80.1
99% 171 MB/s
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2317002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 286 303 294 297 304 MB/s
Read 428
Write 259
Mixed 212
SusWrite 290
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 10.3
94% 39.3 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 75.9
97% 169 MB/s
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2317002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 292 312 314 314 314 MB/s
Read 417
Write 314
Mixed 224
SusWrite 300
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 11.7
92% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 85.4
102% 174 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2317002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 285 294 294 302 307 MB/s
Read 428
Write 284
Mixed 202
SusWrite 296
68% 303 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 11.7
85% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 86.1
103% 176 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2317002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 261 302 307 308 312 MB/s
Read 430
Write 303
Mixed 219
SusWrite 287
69% 310 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 75.2
4K Mixed 12
84% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 82.2
102% 175 MB/s
31GB free
Firmware: Z2317002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 293 304 294 272 252 MB/s
Read 413
Write 271
Mixed 207
SusWrite 275
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 56.8
4K Mixed 12.1
74% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 1.1
43% 93.9 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2317002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 243 280 285 224 1.2 MB/s
Read 356
Write 268
Mixed 216
SusWrite 218
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 63.9
4K Mixed 11.6
74% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 83.8
98% 166 MB/s
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2317002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 266 269 258 276 281 MB/s
Read 364
Write 259
Mixed 207
SusWrite 269
61% 275 MB/s
4K Read 14.5
4K Write 47
4K Mixed 9.9
60% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 83.8
100% 171 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2317002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 259 125 53 61 52 MB/s
Read 351
Write 237
Mixed 181
SusWrite 134
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 51.1
4K Mixed 10.4
66% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 155
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 82.7
98% 165 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,100,172 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SBAT256G1002 256GB Builds (Compare 1,450 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Asus X556UQK

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