Average Bench: 69.5% (638th of 1040)

Based on 6,742 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006

Above average average bench

The Sandisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB averaged 30.4% 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 197MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 29.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB is 44.5%. 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 224MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,742 samples)
Min Avg Max
311 Read 402 485
157 Write 295 449
142 Mixed 224 308
80.9 SusWrite 165 198
60.5% 272 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.8 4K Read 22.8 37.4
26 4K Write 57.5 106
12.8 4K Mixed 29.3 47
102% 36.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
177 DQ Read 296 343
137 DQ Write 228 271
128 DQ Mixed 197 222
165% 240 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: 201 185 185 187 180 185 MB/s
Read 453
Write 274
Mixed 220
SusWrite 187
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 52.8
193% 71.1 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 216
180% 261 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 197 188 185 185 188 MB/s
Read 480
Write 452
Mixed 279
SusWrite 191
78% 351 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 61.5
4K Mixed 37.6
127% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 221
179% 254 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 169 172 162 98 153 MB/s
Read 467
Write 446
Mixed 284
SusWrite 159
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 58.3
4K Mixed 36.3
121% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 214
180% 264 MB/s
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 153 178 101 134 131 MB/s
Read 312
Write 186
Mixed 184
SusWrite 151
46% 208 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 24.2
132% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 218
184% 269 MB/s
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 185 185 183 178 182 MB/s
Read 380
Write 312
Mixed 236
SusWrite 165
61% 273 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 54.3
4K Mixed 30.3
104% 36.2 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 212
164% 223 MB/s
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 136 26 0 0 0 MB/s
Read 402
Write 379
Mixed 289
SusWrite 60.9
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 28.1
4K Mixed 20.8
68% 22.2 MB/s
DQ Read 209
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 123
103% 151 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 139 36 109 58 60 MB/s
Read 369
Write 287
Mixed 195
SusWrite 89
52% 235 MB/s
4K Read 8.4
4K Write 29.2
4K Mixed 10.5
42% 16 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 164
125% 170 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 32,764,687 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 1,637 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: HP EliteBook 840 G3

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