Average Bench: 79.9% (472nd of 1058)

Based on 435 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SB8U256G1001

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD8SB8U256G1001 256GB averaged 20.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Sandisk SD8SB8U256G1001 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 185MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SB8U256G1001 256GB is 37.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Sandisk SD8SB8U256G1001 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 144MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 226MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 435 samples)
Min Avg Max
330 Read 433 491
128 Write 288 457
112 Mixed 226 322
78.3 SusWrite 144 199
60.6% 273 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.2 4K Read 30.9 38.6
54.3 4K Write 82.5 108
12.7 4K Mixed 35.8 49.2
136% 49.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36.4 DQ Read 301 361
104 DQ Write 224 275
13.9 DQ Mixed 185 230
159% 237 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 99 102 85 73 89 MB/s
Read 430
Write 268
Mixed 200
SusWrite 96.5
55% 249 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 82.3
4K Mixed 40.4
142% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 216
178% 257 MB/s
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 91 73 75 67 64 MB/s
Read 344
Write 168
Mixed 260
SusWrite 78.1
47% 212 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 98.4
4K Mixed 31.4
141% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 204
177% 263 MB/s
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 31 63 53 40 31 MB/s
Read 357
Write 178
Mixed 194
SusWrite 52.5
43% 196 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 75.7
4K Mixed 21.4
118% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 129
130% 215 MB/s
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 75 80 79 68 62 MB/s
Read 320
Write 253
Mixed 95.1
SusWrite 77.7
41% 186 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 62.9
4K Mixed 31.7
101% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 214
178% 258 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,974,678 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SB8U256G1001 256GB Builds (Compare 37 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: Lenovo 90H2000TMW

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $360

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