Average Bench: 63.6% (678th of 1011)

Based on 541 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SBAT256G1002

Above average average bench

The Sandisk SD8SBAT256G1002 256GB averaged 36.4% 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 65.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 438MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SBAT256G1002 256GB is 23.5%. 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 6.98MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 128MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 541 samples)
Min Avg Max
341 Read 438 494
249 Write 300 333
182 Mixed 304 392
185 SusWrite 275 310
73.7% 329 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.84 4K Read 19.5 26.7
24.7 4K Write 65.1 92.6
3.25 4K Mixed 6.98 13.9
72.9% 30.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.6 DQ Read 128 200
61.7 DQ Write 198 279
3.39 DQ Mixed 42.1 85.2
65.9% 123 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2317002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 311 317 321 319 319 317 MB/s
Read 485
Write 296
Mixed 228
SusWrite 317
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 99.4
4K Mixed 15
113% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 84
101% 173 MB/s
167GB free
Firmware: Z2317002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 273 301 305 301 298 MB/s
Read 446
Write 296
Mixed 212
SusWrite 288
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 81.5
4K Mixed 12.4
93% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 84
102% 176 MB/s
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2317002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 221 225 223 226 226 MB/s
Read 367
Write 290
Mixed 205
SusWrite 222
61% 271 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 15.1
100% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 72.8
83% 142 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2317002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 256 261 282 274 287 284 MB/s
Read 386
Write 266
Mixed 223
SusWrite 274
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 74.1
4K Mixed 10.2
81% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 75.1
96% 169 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2317002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 261 268 275 292 293 MB/s
Read 351
Write 205
Mixed 173
SusWrite 270
56% 250 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 56.1
4K Mixed 11.1
68% 27.8 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 82.3
90% 150 MB/s
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2317002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 283 273 274 267 303 MB/s
Read 352
Write 266
Mixed 186
SusWrite 275
60% 270 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 42.9
4K Mixed 9.8
61% 23.1 MB/s
DQ Read 158
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 83.5
97% 164 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,368,697 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SBAT256G1002 256GB Builds (Compare 4,033 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: Asus X556UQK

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