Average Bench: 67.7% (682nd of 1058)

Based on 3,715 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SN8U256G1002

Above average average bench

The Sandisk SD8SN8U256G1002 256GB averaged 32.2% 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 314MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SN8U256G1002 256GB is 40%. 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 147MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 215MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,715 samples)
Min Avg Max
310 Read 406 492
153 Write 294 426
117 Mixed 215 296
68.3 SusWrite 147 196
59.1% 266 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.7 4K Read 22.4 35.6
27.7 4K Write 52.5 91
13.9 4K Mixed 28.6 45.4
98.4% 34.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
253 DQ Read 314 356
127 DQ Write 223 260
138 DQ Mixed 200 226
168% 246 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 166 162 166 164 166 MB/s
Read 439
Write 287
Mixed 199
SusWrite 172
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 42.2
4K Mixed 26.2
91% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 216
180% 262 MB/s
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 177 167 166 157 160 MB/s
Read 447
Write 275
Mixed 206
SusWrite 168
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 41.7
4K Mixed 24.5
88% 29.7 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 197
169% 253 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 109 69 79 73 MB/s
Read 409
Write 276
Mixed 216
SusWrite 92.3
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 14.3
4K Write 29.9
4K Mixed 17
59% 20.4 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 94.4
DQ Mixed 182
142% 203 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 117 50 39 97 27 MB/s
Read 363
Write 236
Mixed 177
SusWrite 76
47% 213 MB/s
4K Read 10.7
4K Write 22.4
4K Mixed 11.6
43% 14.9 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 205
169% 245 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,499,847 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SN8U256G1002 256GB Builds (Compare 431 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

System: Asus GL702ZC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $540

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