Average Bench: 69.6% (676th of 1072)

Based on 12,432 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006

Above average average bench

The Sandisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB averaged 30.4% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 197MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 304MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB is 44.4%. 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 163MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 217MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,432 samples)
Min Avg Max
307 Read 391 488
164 Write 283 437
140 Mixed 217 298
80.6 SusWrite 163 195
58.7% 263 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.2 4K Read 23 37
24.7 4K Write 60.1 106
12.8 4K Mixed 29.2 47
104% 37.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
230 DQ Read 304 344
154 DQ Write 230 268
142 DQ Mixed 197 221
166% 244 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
238GB free
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 183 181 182 184 181 MB/s
Read 493
Write 474
Mixed 347
SusWrite 199
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 94.3
4K Mixed 47.4
166% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 157
157% 254 MB/s
236GB free
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 201 192 191 193 189 MB/s
Read 495
Write 475
Mixed 351
SusWrite 210
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 84.8
4K Mixed 43.4
152% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 224
192% 284 MB/s
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 191 187 185 193 189 MB/s
Read 455
Write 238
Mixed 252
SusWrite 191
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 77
4K Mixed 33
133% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 167
156% 244 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 56 33 26 45 28 MB/s
Read 491
Write 231
Mixed 122
SusWrite 50.5
49% 224 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 86.3
4K Mixed 43.2
156% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 89.4
114% 208 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 159 165 165 170 176 MB/s
Read 398
Write 231
Mixed 206
SusWrite 171
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 73.1
4K Mixed 40.1
127% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 195
165% 241 MB/s
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 173 169 169 172 180 MB/s
Read 429
Write 322
Mixed 220
SusWrite 177
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 42.8
4K Mixed 28.2
94% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 203
173% 255 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 154 148 84 92 75 MB/s
Read 428
Write 268
Mixed 178
SusWrite 117
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 41.6
4K Mixed 27.6
88% 29.7 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 215
185% 275 MB/s
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 174 168 168 169 170 MB/s
Read 354
Write 236
Mixed 234
SusWrite 171
56% 249 MB/s
4K Read 12.8
4K Write 43.3
4K Mixed 19.9
68% 25.3 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 214
171% 238 MB/s
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 194 193 188 189 185 MB/s
Read 288
Write 218
Mixed 206
SusWrite 191
51% 226 MB/s
4K Read 10
4K Write 21.5
4K Mixed 19.6
52% 17 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 192
171% 259 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,133,655 SSDs tested

Typical SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 5,524 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: HP EliteBook 840 G3

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