Average Bench: 70.9% (619th of 1040)

Based on 8,286 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB averaged 29.0% 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 192MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 30MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB is 44.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Sandisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 162MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 224MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,286 samples)
Min Avg Max
310 Read 409 493
156 Write 293 453
144 Mixed 224 322
77.5 SusWrite 162 198
60.6% 272 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.2 4K Read 24.3 37.8
29.1 4K Write 61.5 109
13.4 4K Mixed 30 47.6
108% 38.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
143 DQ Read 290 345
112 DQ Write 221 270
122 DQ Mixed 192 222
161% 234 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 139 98 118 125 76 MB/s
Read 461
Write 387
Mixed 208
SusWrite 118
65% 294 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 34.3
140% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 197
163% 236 MB/s
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 195 187 183 189 186 MB/s
Read 367
Write 356
Mixed 254
SusWrite 193
66% 293 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 55.8
4K Mixed 33.6
121% 40.4 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 154
122% 172 MB/s
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 193 192 182 176 181 MB/s
Read 385
Write 337
Mixed 262
SusWrite 190
66% 293 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 46.2
4K Mixed 30.7
102% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 221
181% 259 MB/s
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 172 187 165 170 149 MB/s
Read 297
Write 229
Mixed 184
SusWrite 171
49% 220 MB/s
4K Read 12
4K Write 24.7
4K Mixed 19.4
56% 18.7 MB/s
DQ Read 20.8
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 22.7
30% 50.7 MB/s
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 140 159 111 83 141 MB/s
Read 414
Write 264
Mixed 212
SusWrite 140
57% 257 MB/s
4K Read 11.6
4K Write 16.3
4K Mixed 11.2
41% 13 MB/s
DQ Read 88.5
DQ Write 92
DQ Mixed 89.5
68% 90 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 37,994,597 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 2,195 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: HP EliteBook 840 G3

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