Average Bench: 69.2% (599th of 1011)

Based on 4,470 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006

Above average average bench

The Sandisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB averaged 30.8% 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 187MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 28.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB is 43.9%. 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 169MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 221MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,470 samples)
Min Avg Max
313 Read 405 481
172 Write 293 436
152 Mixed 221 310
81.2 SusWrite 169 200
60.6% 272 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.6 4K Read 23.2 36.2
25.6 4K Write 57.3 104
12 4K Mixed 28.7 45.9
102% 36.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.3 DQ Read 280 347
49.3 DQ Write 218 269
49.8 DQ Mixed 187 221
157% 229 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
210GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 195 174 188 189 183 MB/s
Read 457
Write 325
Mixed 219
SusWrite 188
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 88.7
4K Mixed 46.1
161% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 207
179% 266 MB/s
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 197 191 192 191 191 MB/s
Read 412
Write 220
Mixed 186
SusWrite 195
56% 253 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 52.3
4K Mixed 32.9
111% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 195
172% 258 MB/s
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 191 188 181 185 186 MB/s
Read 443
Write 402
Mixed 296
SusWrite 190
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 8.9
4K Write 50.2
4K Mixed 31.8
81% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 217
181% 263 MB/s
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 184 178 179 188 192 MB/s
Read 431
Write 396
Mixed 264
SusWrite 192
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 45.7
4K Mixed 30.6
103% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 26.5
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 182
126% 150 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 144 144 111 93 108 MB/s
Read 440
Write 254
Mixed 209
SusWrite 125
57% 257 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 39.2
4K Mixed 26.8
90% 29.7 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 197
168% 247 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 194 179 177 185 185 MB/s
Read 402
Write 307
Mixed 207
SusWrite 186
61% 276 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 35.9
4K Mixed 24.4
81% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 176
151% 221 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 170 152 157 147 121 MB/s
Read 312
Write 262
Mixed 191
SusWrite 151
51% 229 MB/s
4K Read 8.9
4K Write 47.4
4K Mixed 20.6
65% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 186
165% 251 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,663,864 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 1,706 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: HP ProBook 450 G4

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