Average Bench: 73.5% (525th of 1011)

Based on 1,184 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SB8U-256G-1006

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD8SB8U-256G-1006 256GB averaged 26.5% 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 196MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SB8U-256G-1006 256GB is 38.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Sandisk SD8SB8U-256G-1006 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 153MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 229MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,184 samples)
Min Avg Max
344 Read 433 487
172 Write 313 450
129 Mixed 229 320
71.5 SusWrite 153 197
62.8% 282 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.9 4K Read 26.3 36.6
33 4K Write 60.9 106
18.5 4K Mixed 32 47.4
113% 39.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
201 DQ Read 303 343
132 DQ Write 229 273
98.2 DQ Mixed 196 223
166% 243 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 141 133 95 101 111 MB/s
Read 491
Write 452
Mixed 331
SusWrite 127
78% 350 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 93.5
4K Mixed 47.2
167% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 218
184% 269 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 184 188 192 193 192 MB/s
Read 467
Write 424
Mixed 231
SusWrite 192
73% 329 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 62.8
4K Mixed 32.2
121% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 204
172% 252 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 189 188 152 103 123 MB/s
Read 460
Write 227
Mixed 204
SusWrite 160
58% 263 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 55
4K Mixed 35.3
119% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 192
165% 245 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 178 175 175 130 93 MB/s
Read 441
Write 276
Mixed 218
SusWrite 156
60% 273 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 43.4
4K Mixed 28.7
90% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 210
180% 266 MB/s
238GB free
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 199 193 190 182 184 MB/s
Read 398
Write 434
Mixed 306
SusWrite 211
76% 337 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 49.5
4K Mixed 30.6
100% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 189
DQ Write 85.4
DQ Mixed 39
55% 105 MB/s
238GB free
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 192 179 180 176 184 MB/s
Read 402
Write 284
Mixed 271
SusWrite 190
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 15.4
4K Write 33.9
4K Mixed 21.1
68% 23.5 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 151
111% 145 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,944,654 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SB8U-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 358 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

System: HP 870-213w

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $709

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