Average Bench: 67.3% (614th of 1003)

Based on 4,108 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006

Above average average bench

The Sandisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB averaged 32.7% 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 184MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 27.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB is 44%. 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 164MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 219MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,108 samples)
Min Avg Max
315 Read 404 475
167 Write 292 433
139 Mixed 219 304
76.1 SusWrite 164 197
60.1% 270 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.5 4K Read 22.3 36.5
22.4 4K Write 53.6 99.1
12.4 4K Mixed 27.8 45.8
97.7% 34.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.7 DQ Read 277 345
46 DQ Write 215 264
49.1 DQ Mixed 184 221
155% 226 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
238GB free
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 328 188 187 176 182 182 MB/s
Read 498
Write 473
Mixed 343
SusWrite 207
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 48.3
170% 60.1 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 221
190% 281 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 171 193 193 188 192 MB/s
Read 449
Write 390
Mixed 276
SusWrite 190
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 47.9
4K Mixed 30.8
103% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 313
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 220
182% 262 MB/s
143GB free
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 191 189 194 187 189 MB/s
Read 477
Write 266
Mixed 240
SusWrite 196
65% 295 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 46.2
4K Mixed 24
96% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 42.1
DQ Mixed 58.9
48% 71.3 MB/s
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 177 161 163 160 154 MB/s
Read 408
Write 206
Mixed 215
SusWrite 165
55% 249 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 35.3
4K Mixed 23.1
83% 27.2 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 174
154% 233 MB/s
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 190 195 194 192 193 MB/s
Read 362
Write 226
Mixed 217
SusWrite 194
56% 250 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 42.3
4K Mixed 11.1
65% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 210
173% 248 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 150 183 167 171 131 MB/s
Read 349
Write 161
Mixed 205
SusWrite 164
49% 220 MB/s
4K Read 15.1
4K Write 23.9
4K Mixed 8.4
46% 15.8 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 182
157% 234 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,781,594 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SN8U-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 1,562 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

System: HP ProBook 450 G4

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