Average Bench: 67.8% (684th of 1058)

Based on 3,635 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 313MB/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 148MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 217MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,635 samples)
Min Avg Max
314 Read 408 492
154 Write 294 430
122 Mixed 217 301
68.4 SusWrite 148 197
59.3% 267 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.7 4K Read 22.6 36.2
26.8 4K Write 52.2 89.4
13.5 4K Mixed 28.5 45.4
98.4% 34.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
249 DQ Read 313 358
125 DQ Write 223 259
142 DQ Mixed 200 226
168% 245 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 141 67 138 31 MB/s
Read 404
Write 282
Mixed 230
SusWrite 110
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 71.8
4K Mixed 34.5
126% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 201
152% 207 MB/s
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 172 64 136 93 70 MB/s
Read 300
Write 181
Mixed 216
SusWrite 115
45% 203 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 49.9
4K Mixed 30.8
97% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 190
170% 259 MB/s
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 106 57 93 48 120 MB/s
Read 292
Write 192
Mixed 178
SusWrite 87.5
42% 187 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 65.1
4K Mixed 23.3
104% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 76.9
104% 194 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 111 82 33 63 MB/s
Read 391
Write 194
Mixed 187
SusWrite 86.7
47% 215 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 28.5
4K Mixed 20.8
76% 24 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 81.4
DQ Mixed 138
120% 184 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,097,756 SSDs tested.

Typical SD8SN8U256G1002 256GB Builds (Compare 403 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

System: Asus GL702ZC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $540

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