Average Bench: 73.1% (547th of 1016)

Based on 1,498 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SB8U-256G-1006

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD8SB8U-256G-1006 256GB averaged 26.8% 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 31.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SB8U-256G-1006 256GB is 40.6%. 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 152MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 228MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,498 samples)
Min Avg Max
342 Read 431 487
171 Write 309 450
134 Mixed 228 323
67 SusWrite 152 199
62.2% 280 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.8 4K Read 26.1 36.7
33.9 4K Write 62 108
17.8 4K Mixed 31.9 46.9
113% 40 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34.2 DQ Read 296 345
113 DQ Write 224 271
38.2 DQ Mixed 191 223
162% 237 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 190 180 181 183 184 MB/s
Read 482
Write 409
Mixed 230
SusWrite 188
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 45.3
176% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 220
179% 253 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 67 75 81 96 52 MB/s
Read 480
Write 201
Mixed 204
SusWrite 84.2
53% 242 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 60.4
4K Mixed 33.4
120% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 313
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 217
175% 250 MB/s
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 189 150 171 186 193 MB/s
Read 439
Write 407
Mixed 298
SusWrite 185
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 44.8
4K Mixed 29.8
100% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 218
179% 256 MB/s
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 160 176 117 139 188 MB/s
Read 461
Write 106
Mixed 239
SusWrite 158
53% 241 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 45.4
4K Mixed 29.1
100% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 203
175% 260 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,625,834 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SB8U-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 410 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

System: HP 870-213w

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $660

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