Average Bench: 69.9% (651st of 1058)

Based on 11,133 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006

Above average average bench

The Sandisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB averaged 30.0% 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 193MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 29.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB is 43.9%. 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 165MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 218MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,133 samples)
Min Avg Max
309 Read 399 486
170 Write 288 445
145 Mixed 218 306
76.2 SusWrite 165 196
59.6% 268 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.85 4K Read 23.7 37
27 4K Write 59.3 105
12.4 4K Mixed 29.2 46.4
105% 37.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
196 DQ Read 296 345
126 DQ Write 224 271
133 DQ Mixed 193 222
163% 238 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
126GB free
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 173 185 181 158 161 MB/s
Read 498
Write 273
Mixed 214
SusWrite 176
64% 290 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 51.9
174% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 216
172% 241 MB/s
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 186 181 178 176 181 MB/s
Read 415
Write 354
Mixed 252
SusWrite 183
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 79
4K Mixed 41.2
134% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 197
166% 243 MB/s
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 169 175 176 182 182 MB/s
Read 433
Write 412
Mixed 261
SusWrite 178
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 72.9
4K Mixed 26.1
119% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 204
175% 260 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 159 170 165 176 166 MB/s
Read 356
Write 212
Mixed 176
SusWrite 169
51% 228 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 50
4K Mixed 25.9
92% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 217
181% 262 MB/s
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 158 154 165 184 184 MB/s
Read 339
Write 203
Mixed 218
SusWrite 172
52% 233 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 50.6
4K Mixed 24.8
92% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 172
154% 237 MB/s
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 162 195 187 191 195 MB/s
Read 287
Write 207
Mixed 197
SusWrite 186
49% 219 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 45.8
4K Mixed 21.4
73% 27.1 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 196
170% 256 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,207,617 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 4,172 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 EliteBook 840 G3

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