Average Bench: 68.3% (627th of 1016)

Based on 5,439 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006

Above average average bench

The Sandisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB averaged 31.6% 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 189MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 292MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB is 45%. 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 222MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,439 samples)
Min Avg Max
308 Read 402 485
171 Write 295 439
136 Mixed 222 301
69.9 SusWrite 162 197
60.2% 270 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 4K Read 22.7 36.9
24.9 4K Write 55.6 103
12 4K Mixed 28.3 46.9
100% 35.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
146 DQ Read 292 345
132 DQ Write 223 269
44.8 DQ Mixed 189 222
160% 235 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 148 57 86 84 50 MB/s
Read 390
Write 168
Mixed 156
SusWrite 95.9
44% 202 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 55.8
4K Mixed 34.1
103% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 207
175% 256 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 189 186 163 190 158 MB/s
Read 349
Write 253
Mixed 202
SusWrite 178
55% 246 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 51.2
4K Mixed 34.3
107% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 165
DQ Mixed 150
119% 165 MB/s
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 193 177 180 183 182 MB/s
Read 366
Write 350
Mixed 295
SusWrite 194
68% 301 MB/s
4K Read 12.2
4K Write 33.2
4K Mixed 25.3
68% 23.6 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 224
186% 269 MB/s
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 193 194 181 185 181 MB/s
Read 359
Write 336
Mixed 274
SusWrite 195
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 12.1
4K Write 24.9
4K Mixed 10.8
45% 15.9 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 226
184% 262 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,624,497 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 3,604 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

System: HP EliteBook 840 G3

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