Average Bench: 70.1% (595th of 1011)

Based on 4,795 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB averaged 29.9% 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 191MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 29.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB is 43.1%. 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 167MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 222MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,795 samples)
Min Avg Max
312 Read 407 483
166 Write 295 443
138 Mixed 222 314
76.8 SusWrite 167 200
60.8% 273 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.2 4K Read 23.6 36.6
26.5 4K Write 58.1 105
12.6 4K Mixed 29.4 46.8
104% 37 MB/s
Min Avg Max
105 DQ Read 293 348
116 DQ Write 223 269
81.8 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%
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 190 186 191 187 148 MB/s
Read 451
Write 323
Mixed 218
SusWrite 184
65% 294 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 50.4
4K Mixed 27.3
101% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 222
182% 264 MB/s
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 185 180 183 187 191 MB/s
Read 438
Write 385
Mixed 291
SusWrite 192
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 57.3
4K Mixed 28
103% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 196
152% 208 MB/s
174GB free
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 199 191 188 183 188 MB/s
Read 453
Write 409
Mixed 326
SusWrite 200
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 42
4K Mixed 26.9
84% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 215
173% 245 MB/s
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 158 172 167 173 171 MB/s
Read 394
Write 265
Mixed 179
SusWrite 171
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 57.5
4K Mixed 22.9
92% 33.9 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 224
179% 252 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 54 65 36 76 48 MB/s
Read 386
Write 273
Mixed 226
SusWrite 69.7
53% 239 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 50.7
4K Mixed 29.1
104% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 147
142% 227 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 58 73 61 57 86 MB/s
Read 380
Write 222
Mixed 218
SusWrite 80.9
50% 225 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 37.6
4K Mixed 26.2
90% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 142
DQ Mixed 208
161% 225 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,104,635 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 1,821 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: HP ProBook 450 G4

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