Average Bench: 70.8% (574th of 1011)

Based on 1,998 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SN8U256G1002

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD8SN8U256G1002 256GB averaged 29.2% 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 197MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 30.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SN8U256G1002 256GB is 39.7%. 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 165MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 223MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,998 samples)
Min Avg Max
322 Read 421 496
170 Write 305 423
145 Mixed 223 299
80.2 SusWrite 165 198
62% 279 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.8 4K Read 23.7 36.6
30.3 4K Write 55.9 89.3
15.3 4K Mixed 30.1 46
104% 36.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
135 DQ Read 300 359
115 DQ Write 223 260
72.6 DQ Mixed 197 226
165% 240 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 193 187 181 183 187 MB/s
Read 465
Write 432
Mixed 269
SusWrite 192
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 56.7
4K Mixed 33.7
118% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 216
175% 250 MB/s
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 151 67 96 103 72 MB/s
Read 468
Write 283
Mixed 121
SusWrite 107
54% 245 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 75.5
4K Mixed 28.5
130% 46.4 MB/s
DQ Read 208
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 179
138% 189 MB/s
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 169 155 101 133 85 MB/s
Read 453
Write 395
Mixed 219
SusWrite 135
67% 300 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 45.3
4K Mixed 30.6
101% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 215
175% 250 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 178 157 178 181 184 MB/s
Read 432
Write 244
Mixed 222
SusWrite 180
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 41.6
4K Mixed 23.3
81% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 214
181% 266 MB/s
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 163 151 174 130 151 MB/s
Read 420
Write 274
Mixed 202
SusWrite 161
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 38.8
4K Mixed 19.4
70% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 149
143% 227 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,616,003 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SN8U256G1002 256GB Builds (Compare 855 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

System: Asus GL702ZC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $397

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