Average Bench: 69.4% (661st of 1058)

Based on 11,309 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006

Above average average bench

The Sandisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB averaged 30.5% 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-64Thread Read Speed 299MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB is 40%. 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 11,309 samples)
Min Avg Max
303 Read 394 481
168 Write 284 423
147 Mixed 218 296
81 SusWrite 165 195
59% 265 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10 4K Read 23.1 35.5
26.6 4K Write 59.4 103
13.1 4K Mixed 29 45.9
104% 37.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
184 DQ Read 299 344
124 DQ Write 226 269
117 DQ Mixed 193 221
163% 239 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 190 184 174 175 165 MB/s
Read 444
Write 404
Mixed 235
SusWrite 184
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 46.7
4K Mixed 30.7
103% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 216
182% 268 MB/s
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 134 142 159 163 170 MB/s
Read 432
Write 402
Mixed 227
SusWrite 157
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 43.8
4K Mixed 27.6
96% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 185
164% 247 MB/s
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 196 191 191 189 190 MB/s
Read 417
Write 274
Mixed 216
SusWrite 194
61% 275 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 46.5
4K Mixed 25.5
88% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 223
174% 239 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 161 171 165 148 164 MB/s
Read 415
Write 378
Mixed 306
SusWrite 169
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 10.6
4K Write 47.8
4K Mixed 18
64% 25.5 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 218
183% 268 MB/s
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 187 186 176 182 185 MB/s
Read 348
Write 253
Mixed 229
SusWrite 187
57% 254 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 42.5
4K Mixed 25.4
89% 30.2 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 149
106% 136 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 51,465,604 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 5,140 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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