Average Bench: 73.7% (561st of 1037)

Based on 2,198 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SB8U-256G-1006

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD8SB8U-256G-1006 256GB averaged 26.3% 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 192MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SB8U-256G-1006 256GB is 35.6%. 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 148MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 221MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,198 samples)
Min Avg Max
325 Read 429 489
165 Write 302 446
124 Mixed 221 317
65.4 SusWrite 148 198
61.1% 275 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.5 4K Read 26.6 36.9
35 4K Write 65 105
20 4K Mixed 32.5 45.6
116% 41.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
59.4 DQ Read 298 347
104 DQ Write 224 268
86.8 DQ Mixed 192 223
162% 238 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 151 144 170 103 130 MB/s
Read 381
Write 365
Mixed 254
SusWrite 149
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 68.3
4K Mixed 41.2
146% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 114
131% 226 MB/s
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 174 166 170 171 170 MB/s
Read 432
Write 124
Mixed 226
SusWrite 174
53% 239 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 75.7
4K Mixed 30.5
132% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 214
178% 258 MB/s
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 166 189 176 176 170 MB/s
Read 470
Write 241
Mixed 200
SusWrite 179
60% 272 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 60.5
4K Mixed 31
117% 40.5 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 194
172% 259 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 153 165 165 160 148 MB/s
Read 443
Write 331
Mixed 174
SusWrite 159
61% 277 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 53.9
4K Mixed 29.4
107% 36.8 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 218
182% 265 MB/s
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 98 33 71 28 47 MB/s
Read 358
Write 188
Mixed 120
SusWrite 65.1
40% 183 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 69.2
4K Mixed 36.4
126% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 103
102% 169 MB/s
164GB free
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 179 182 173 154 149 MB/s
Read 351
Write 286
Mixed 221
SusWrite 173
58% 258 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 49.8
4K Mixed 27.4
92% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 218
178% 255 MB/s
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 166 153 164 100 147 MB/s
Read 422
Write 365
Mixed 219
SusWrite 145
64% 288 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 43.2
4K Mixed 23.9
84% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 199
170% 250 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 161 165 154 171 163 MB/s
Read 290
Write 180
Mixed 231
SusWrite 136
47% 209 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 84.4
4K Mixed 21.4
113% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 177
142% 201 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,730,154 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SB8U-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 1,266 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $391

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