Average Bench: 67.1% (690th of 1058)

Based on 11,285 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006

Above average average bench

The Sandisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB averaged 32.9% 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 190MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 303MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB is 40.8%. 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 167MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 211MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,285 samples)
Min Avg Max
306 Read 392 481
165 Write 273 427
140 Mixed 211 295
88.4 SusWrite 167 196
58% 261 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.8 4K Read 21.7 36.3
26.9 4K Write 52.8 97.1
12.1 4K Mixed 27 44.2
95.4% 33.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
222 DQ Read 303 343
160 DQ Write 224 269
139 DQ Mixed 190 221
162% 239 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 162 163 185 171 176 MB/s
Read 442
Write 414
Mixed 310
SusWrite 169
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 73.7
4K Mixed 42.3
140% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 206
166% 235 MB/s
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 186 184 185 185 187 MB/s
Read 459
Write 335
Mixed 253
SusWrite 189
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 72.3
4K Mixed 32.8
120% 43.9 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 209
167% 235 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 167 94 106 94 100 MB/s
Read 404
Write 259
Mixed 221
SusWrite 121
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 54.7
4K Mixed 30.8
105% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 210
174% 253 MB/s
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 191 189 187 190 190 MB/s
Read 346
Write 241
Mixed 196
SusWrite 193
54% 244 MB/s
4K Read 11.7
4K Write 18.2
4K Mixed 11.7
42% 13.9 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 206
166% 235 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,074,796 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 3,535 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
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Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: HP EliteBook 840 G3

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