Average Bench: 70.7% (605th of 1026)

Based on 6,052 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB averaged 29.3% 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 191MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 30.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB is 46.1%. 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 224MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,052 samples)
Min Avg Max
311 Read 411 490
155 Write 297 448
136 Mixed 224 316
71.3 SusWrite 163 200
61% 274 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.1 4K Read 24 36.9
25.6 4K Write 58.2 105
13.9 4K Mixed 30.3 47.8
106% 37.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
152 DQ Read 294 342
115 DQ Write 223 270
110 DQ Mixed 191 222
161% 236 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
154GB free
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 204 191 185 191 189 MB/s
Read 450
Write 287
Mixed 194
SusWrite 196
62% 282 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 97.4
4K Mixed 31.3
137% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 207
167% 236 MB/s
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 194 182 186 185 185 MB/s
Read 446
Write 415
Mixed 292
SusWrite 198
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 59.7
4K Mixed 36.2
124% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 222
158% 200 MB/s
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 193 187 188 180 186 MB/s
Read 447
Write 413
Mixed 250
SusWrite 190
73% 325 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 57.9
4K Mixed 32.3
115% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 212
172% 248 MB/s
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 191 125 139 114 100 MB/s
Read 387
Write 350
Mixed 177
SusWrite 147
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 12.4
4K Write 51.9
4K Mixed 18.6
70% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 209
163% 228 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,476,015 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 4,715 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

System: HP EliteBook 840 G3

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