Average Bench: 69.9% (657th of 1058)

Based on 12,633 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006

Above average average bench

The Sandisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB averaged 30.1% 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 198MB/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 44.3%. 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 218MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,633 samples)
Min Avg Max
308 Read 393 489
163 Write 282 438
132 Mixed 218 296
79.5 SusWrite 163 195
58.8% 264 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.2 4K Read 23.1 37.2
25.4 4K Write 60.2 106
12.8 4K Mixed 29.4 47.5
105% 37.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
231 DQ Read 304 344
162 DQ Write 230 269
144 DQ Mixed 198 221
167% 244 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 161 163 160 156 162 MB/s
Read 496
Write 330
Mixed 226
SusWrite 168
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 38.6
159% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 210
172% 247 MB/s
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 144 172 177 168 164 MB/s
Read 434
Write 241
Mixed 194
SusWrite 169
58% 259 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 29.6
144% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 216
179% 260 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 198 198 195 195 196 MB/s
Read 445
Write 392
Mixed 298
SusWrite 211
75% 337 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 48.1
4K Mixed 30.4
103% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 222
185% 268 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 57,591,653 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 6,556 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: HP EliteBook 840 G3

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