Average Bench: 71.3% (574th of 1011)

Based on 2,155 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SN8U256G1002

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD8SN8U256G1002 256GB averaged 28.7% 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 199MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 30.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SN8U256G1002 256GB is 39.5%. 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 164MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 225MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,155 samples)
Min Avg Max
329 Read 422 496
171 Write 311 427
159 Mixed 225 306
77.8 SusWrite 164 199
62.5% 281 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.2 4K Read 24.2 36.6
30.4 4K Write 56.7 90.8
15.9 4K Mixed 30.3 45.4
106% 37.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
146 DQ Read 301 357
115 DQ Write 224 259
80.3 DQ Mixed 199 226
166% 241 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 177 185 172 123 111 MB/s
Read 474
Write 408
Mixed 304
SusWrite 168
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 89.8
4K Mixed 46.4
163% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 212
173% 247 MB/s
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 191 195 193 186 189 MB/s
Read 458
Write 436
Mixed 274
SusWrite 195
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 92.2
4K Mixed 43.2
147% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 213
179% 260 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 197 192 193 177 185 MB/s
Read 403
Write 384
Mixed 210
SusWrite 192
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 40.3
4K Mixed 26.5
86% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 217
183% 270 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 33 27 42 33 36 MB/s
Read 302
Write 134
Mixed 132
SusWrite 51.7
34% 155 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 66.6
4K Mixed 31.7
120% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 138
135% 217 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,849,350 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SN8U256G1002 256GB Builds (Compare 938 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

System: Asus GL702ZC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $394

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