Average Bench: 74.4% (586th of 1072)

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 BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
170GB free
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 197 193 188 185 186 MB/s
Read 462
Write 384
Mixed 209
SusWrite 193
70% 312 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 46.6
170% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 217
177% 252 MB/s
80GB free
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 148 170 177 146 101 MB/s
Read 484
Write 453
Mixed 257
SusWrite 152
75% 337 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 41.1
146% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 216
180% 261 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 130 67 72 53 61 MB/s
Read 349
Write 267
Mixed 301
SusWrite 96.2
57% 253 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 84.3
4K Mixed 37
138% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 197
169% 251 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 83 73 98 48 79 MB/s
Read 482
Write 464
Mixed 268
SusWrite 93.4
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 79.8
4K Mixed 27.5
118% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 143
147% 242 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120006
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 130 69 94 61 79 MB/s
Read 447
Write 371
Mixed 190
SusWrite 93.6
61% 275 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 44.6
4K Mixed 30
98% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 217
171% 237 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,133,867 SSDs tested

Typical SD8SB8U-256G-1006 256GB Builds (Compare 1,516 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: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $229

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