Average Bench: 73.8% (503rd of 1003)

Based on 1,082 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SB8U-256G-1006

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD8SB8U-256G-1006 256GB averaged 26.2% 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 198MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SB8U-256G-1006 256GB is 36.3%. 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 155MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 229MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,082 samples)
Min Avg Max
355 Read 436 482
175 Write 316 450
127 Mixed 229 316
72.9 SusWrite 155 196
63.2% 284 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.7 4K Read 26.4 35.5
38 4K Write 60.4 105
20.1 4K Mixed 32.1 46.4
113% 39.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
217 DQ Read 305 346
148 DQ Write 230 270
120 DQ Mixed 198 223
167% 245 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 182 153 134 181 180 MB/s
Read 362
Write 247
Mixed 278
SusWrite 171
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 50.8
181% 67.5 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 206
173% 253 MB/s
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 200 184 194 188 187 MB/s
Read 435
Write 227
Mixed 231
SusWrite 194
60% 272 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 48.1
161% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 212
173% 247 MB/s
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 180 169 150 167 167 MB/s
Read 410
Write 217
Mixed 218
SusWrite 169
56% 254 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 55.5
4K Mixed 30.6
103% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 220
183% 267 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 169 99 125 101 137 MB/s
Read 467
Write 330
Mixed 140
SusWrite 133
59% 267 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 54.1
4K Mixed 32.3
103% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 186
146% 207 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 59 62 47 79 68 MB/s
Read 357
Write 142
Mixed 179
SusWrite 78.3
42% 189 MB/s
4K Read 11.2
4K Write 33.4
4K Mixed 20.8
61% 21.8 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 142
129% 202 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,013,832 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SB8U-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 334 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

System: HP 870-213w

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $661

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