Average Bench: 72.3% (557th of 1012)

Based on 86 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SN8U256G1027
Poor: 51%Average: 72.3% Great: 87%

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD8SN8U256G1027 256GB averaged 27.7% 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 109MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SN8U256G1027 256GB is 36.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Sandisk SD8SN8U256G1027 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 173MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 289MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 86 samples)
Min Avg Max
327 Read 440 505
218 Write 333 463
186 Mixed 289 426
116 SusWrite 173 197
68.8% 309 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.4 4K Read 23.8 33.6
19.4 4K Write 54.2 80.4
9.27 4K Mixed 21.5 38.8
92.4% 33.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.3 DQ Read 234 362
63.7 DQ Write 214 261
8 DQ Mixed 109 225
113% 186 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 140 157 139 105 139 MB/s
Read 428
Write 275
Mixed 216
SusWrite 146
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 79.6
4K Mixed 36.3
140% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 225
186% 269 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 138 134 108 103 111 MB/s
Read 417
Write 276
Mixed 238
SusWrite 128
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 53
4K Mixed 31.1
110% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 216
177% 255 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 190 179 181 181 178 MB/s
Read 440
Write 267
Mixed 186
SusWrite 184
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 48.8
4K Mixed 32.7
93% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 225
176% 244 MB/s
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 186 188 186 166 181 MB/s
Read 316
Write 269
Mixed 218
SusWrite 185
55% 247 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 52.3
4K Mixed 30.7
107% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 212
178% 259 MB/s
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 188 183 183 185 183 MB/s
Read 340
Write 222
Mixed 213
SusWrite 187
54% 240 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 47.2
4K Mixed 30.4
102% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 212
175% 254 MB/s
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 119 59 20 16 20 MB/s
Read 351
Write 314
Mixed 211
SusWrite 61.3
52% 234 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 47.6
4K Mixed 32.3
101% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 217
181% 263 MB/s
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 178 184 185 182 186 MB/s
Read 396
Write 214
Mixed 208
SusWrite 186
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 33.3
4K Mixed 17.8
65% 22.5 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 199
169% 251 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,944,221 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SN8U256G1027 256GB Builds (Compare 214 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 45%
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Workstation
Workstation 23%
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