Average Bench: 74.4% (584th of 1071)

Based on 4,064 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SB8U-256G-1006

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD8SB8U-256G-1006 256GB averaged 25.6% 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 33.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SB8U-256G-1006 256GB is 40.8%. 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 154MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 221MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,064 samples)
Min Avg Max
310 Read 414 490
152 Write 288 454
120 Mixed 221 325
68.3 SusWrite 154 197
59.9% 269 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.3 4K Read 27 38.3
34.6 4K Write 67.3 109
18.9 4K Mixed 33.2 48.9
119% 42.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
117 DQ Read 301 347
101 DQ Write 222 273
93.6 DQ Mixed 191 224
162% 238 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 178 167 166 171 171 MB/s
Read 469
Write 437
Mixed 269
SusWrite 175
75% 337 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 76.9
4K Mixed 39.5
144% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 218
186% 275 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 188 182 184 186 183 MB/s
Read 455
Write 414
Mixed 230
SusWrite 185
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 62.7
4K Mixed 38.3
129% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 215
180% 262 MB/s
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 181 182 179 181 173 MB/s
Read 406
Write 189
Mixed 262
SusWrite 180
58% 259 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 62.5
4K Mixed 37.9
127% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 215
184% 273 MB/s
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 176 176 176 182 188 MB/s
Read 354
Write 247
Mixed 230
SusWrite 183
57% 254 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 59.8
4K Mixed 28.2
115% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 221
180% 257 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 144 160 111 83 114 MB/s
Read 338
Write 265
Mixed 196
SusWrite 131
52% 232 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 43.8
4K Mixed 25.1
84% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 218
175% 249 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 65,312,313 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SB8U-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 1,099 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $319

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