Average Bench: 74.1% (522nd of 1011)

Based on 1,287 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SB8U-256G-1006

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD8SB8U-256G-1006 256GB averaged 25.9% 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 195MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SB8U-256G-1006 256GB is 38.8%. 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 231MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,287 samples)
Min Avg Max
352 Read 435 487
173 Write 316 450
131 Mixed 231 327
67.8 SusWrite 154 199
63.1% 284 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.9 4K Read 26.5 37.2
33.2 4K Write 63 111
18.5 4K Mixed 32.4 47.4
115% 40.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
158 DQ Read 301 344
115 DQ Write 226 272
44.2 DQ Mixed 195 223
164% 240 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 196 192 189 186 190 MB/s
Read 491
Write 334
Mixed 255
SusWrite 193
71% 318 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 91.9
4K Mixed 46.6
156% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 228
181% 253 MB/s
172GB free
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 190 186 184 184 184 MB/s
Read 478
Write 280
Mixed 223
SusWrite 193
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 87.3
4K Mixed 47
149% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 221
181% 260 MB/s
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 142 158 129 166 161 MB/s
Read 471
Write 425
Mixed 250
SusWrite 159
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 59.8
4K Mixed 35.9
123% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 212
181% 268 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 186 184 169 182 184 MB/s
Read 464
Write 406
Mixed 236
SusWrite 183
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 67.1
4K Mixed 26.3
115% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 188
165% 247 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 146 64 78 77 94 MB/s
Read 456
Write 437
Mixed 237
SusWrite 104
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 49
4K Mixed 31.1
97% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 220
187% 276 MB/s
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 173 178 136 181 133 MB/s
Read 396
Write 223
Mixed 226
SusWrite 169
56% 253 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 48
4K Mixed 34.2
98% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 207
DQ Write 135
DQ Mixed 109
98% 150 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,132,584 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SB8U-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 382 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

System: HP 870-213w

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $675

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