Average Bench: 68.3% (647th of 1030)

Based on 2,419 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SN8U256G1002

Above average average bench

The Sandisk SD8SN8U256G1002 256GB averaged 31.6% 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 200MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 310MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SN8U256G1002 256GB is 38.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Sandisk SD8SN8U256G1002 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 151MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 220MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,419 samples)
Min Avg Max
315 Read 412 490
166 Write 306 423
131 Mixed 220 303
69.1 SusWrite 151 197
60.6% 272 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11 4K Read 23.4 35.1
29 4K Write 52 86.4
13.4 4K Mixed 28.6 43.3
99.6% 34.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
209 DQ Read 310 359
100 DQ Write 219 258
126 DQ Mixed 200 227
167% 243 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 160 111 102 131 152 MB/s
Read 481
Write 430
Mixed 287
SusWrite 138
74% 334 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 76
4K Mixed 42.2
146% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 215
177% 254 MB/s
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 198 183 187 189 186 MB/s
Read 421
Write 221
Mixed 242
SusWrite 191
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 52.8
4K Mixed 35.1
118% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 215
170% 237 MB/s
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 51 62 59 37 57 MB/s
Read 461
Write 169
Mixed 144
SusWrite 68.4
46% 211 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 51.7
4K Mixed 32.9
111% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 155
144% 228 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 118 17 87 43 71 MB/s
Read 442
Write 250
Mixed 188
SusWrite 82.9
53% 241 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 42.2
4K Mixed 28.6
94% 31.3 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 212
180% 266 MB/s
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 132 112 76 124 120 MB/s
Read 438
Write 367
Mixed 166
SusWrite 120
60% 272 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 39.4
4K Mixed 28
96% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 95.4
DQ Mixed 160
134% 202 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 161 147 173 79 63 MB/s
Read 294
Write 384
Mixed 283
SusWrite 139
62% 275 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 41.4
4K Mixed 28.4
94% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 221
185% 269 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,686,459 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SN8U256G1002 256GB Builds (Compare 182 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

System: Asus GL702ZC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $480

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