Average Bench: 71.2% (557th of 1003)

Based on 1,816 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SN8U256G1002

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD8SN8U256G1002 256GB averaged 28.8% 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 30.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SN8U256G1002 256GB is 38.4%. 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 166MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 222MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,816 samples)
Min Avg Max
320 Read 421 495
182 Write 303 421
140 Mixed 222 298
82.4 SusWrite 166 197
61.9% 278 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.4 4K Read 24 36.4
30.2 4K Write 56.2 89.3
16.6 4K Mixed 30.3 45.9
105% 36.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
139 DQ Read 300 356
139 DQ Write 224 261
73.3 DQ Mixed 197 227
165% 240 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 191 192 192 191 193 MB/s
Read 503
Write 314
Mixed 239
SusWrite 194
69% 313 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 89.5
4K Mixed 46.9
154% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 210
167% 234 MB/s
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 194 188 188 182 178 MB/s
Read 482
Write 282
Mixed 243
SusWrite 190
66% 300 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 86.8
4K Mixed 46.2
145% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 217
173% 242 MB/s
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 169 128 87 137 102 MB/s
Read 489
Write 411
Mixed 199
SusWrite 132
68% 308 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 87.3
4K Mixed 46.1
151% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 213
173% 246 MB/s
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 192 186 191 187 190 MB/s
Read 457
Write 231
Mixed 218
SusWrite 190
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 52.2
4K Mixed 24.1
88% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 220
188% 279 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 200 188 193 190 185 MB/s
Read 435
Write 346
Mixed 282
SusWrite 200
70% 316 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 68.6
4K Mixed 20.3
90% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 228
194% 286 MB/s
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 196 193 194 193 191 MB/s
Read 429
Write 395
Mixed 239
SusWrite 196
70% 315 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 43.2
4K Mixed 24.3
79% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 219
178% 255 MB/s
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 198 184 185 188 172 MB/s
Read 364
Write 266
Mixed 188
SusWrite 190
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 43.8
4K Mixed 22.9
74% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 201
173% 260 MB/s
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 149 179 88 145 88 MB/s
Read 419
Write 225
Mixed 113
SusWrite 138
49% 224 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 35.5
4K Mixed 21.3
75% 25.4 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 157
150% 240 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 178 157 162 157 112 MB/s
Read 341
Write 144
Mixed 173
SusWrite 157
45% 204 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 39.7
4K Mixed 20.2
78% 26.7 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 214
174% 251 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,811,555 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SN8U256G1002 256GB Builds (Compare 785 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

System: Asus GL702ZC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $235

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