Average Bench: 73.8% (582nd of 1058)

Based on 2,734 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SB8U-256G-1006

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD8SB8U-256G-1006 256GB averaged 26.1% 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 193MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 33.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SB8U-256G-1006 256GB is 41.2%. 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 146MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 222MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,734 samples)
Min Avg Max
321 Read 422 493
146 Write 293 455
126 Mixed 222 317
67.2 SusWrite 146 195
60.2% 271 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.5 4K Read 26.7 37.7
35.2 4K Write 65.2 106
18.4 4K Mixed 33.1 48.3
117% 41.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
203 DQ Read 302 348
106 DQ Write 225 273
93.3 DQ Mixed 193 223
164% 240 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 90 46 59 38 78 MB/s
Read 452
Write 422
Mixed 292
SusWrite 76.5
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 48.3
178% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 211
180% 264 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 149 150 158 107 114 MB/s
Read 455
Write 295
Mixed 225
SusWrite 142
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 35.6
149% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 210
175% 255 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 74 11 71 24 31 MB/s
Read 455
Write 172
Mixed 90.3
SusWrite 53.2
42% 193 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 76.4
4K Mixed 39.1
135% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 182
161% 243 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 194 190 180 175 188 MB/s
Read 424
Write 128
Mixed 201
SusWrite 190
52% 236 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 48.1
4K Mixed 29.8
103% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 205
180% 270 MB/s
143GB free
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 198 194 190 191 191 MB/s
Read 409
Write 216
Mixed 218
SusWrite 199
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 72
4K Mixed 30.1
113% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 197
155% 214 MB/s
213GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 193 185 181 186 188 MB/s
Read 447
Write 333
Mixed 233
SusWrite 190
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 46.2
4K Mixed 29.9
92% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 192
170% 255 MB/s
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 177 178 182 173 179 MB/s
Read 434
Write 244
Mixed 237
SusWrite 181
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 40.8
4K Mixed 25.5
86% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 215
176% 252 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,403,532 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SB8U-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 2,459 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

System: HP OMEN by HP Desktop PC 870-2XX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $426

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