Average Bench: 70% (602nd of 1018)

Based on 2,304 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SN8U256G1002

Good average bench

The Sandisk SD8SN8U256G1002 256GB averaged 29.9% 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 198MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 307MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SD8SN8U256G1002 256GB is 39.1%. 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 155MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 225MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,304 samples)
Min Avg Max
321 Read 420 496
171 Write 310 422
140 Mixed 225 298
71.2 SusWrite 155 198
61.8% 278 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.3 4K Read 23.9 36.2
28.8 4K Write 54.8 90.4
14.5 4K Mixed 29.6 45.2
103% 36.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
191 DQ Read 307 356
122 DQ Write 224 258
119 DQ Mixed 198 225
166% 243 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 184 170 164 175 168 MB/s
Read 395
Write 270
Mixed 204
SusWrite 175
58% 261 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 84.8
4K Mixed 44.5
155% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 214
179% 261 MB/s
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 197 189 187 188 186 MB/s
Read 486
Write 307
Mixed 166
SusWrite 193
64% 288 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 69.1
4K Mixed 40.8
138% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 220
177% 251 MB/s
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 197 195 191 189 176 MB/s
Read 428
Write 289
Mixed 232
SusWrite 192
64% 285 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 43.7
4K Mixed 26
90% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 217
183% 268 MB/s
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 178 180 186 120 157 MB/s
Read 416
Write 374
Mixed 201
SusWrite 169
65% 290 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 42.1
4K Mixed 25
78% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 217
178% 257 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 96 20 52 58 51 MB/s
Read 410
Write 190
Mixed 129
SusWrite 68.4
44% 199 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 44.1
4K Mixed 26.9
97% 32.3 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 203
172% 251 MB/s
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 191 198 194 197 195 MB/s
Read 378
Write 287
Mixed 209
SusWrite 196
60% 267 MB/s
4K Read 8.5
4K Write 37.4
4K Mixed 19.6
58% 21.8 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 207
177% 263 MB/s
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4131002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 169 182 176 135 170 MB/s
Read 294
Write 207
Mixed 180
SusWrite 172
48% 213 MB/s
4K Read 15
4K Write 26.5
4K Mixed 15
56% 18.8 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 212
175% 252 MB/s
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Typical SD8SN8U256G1002 256GB Builds (Compare 1,053 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

System: Asus GL702ZC

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

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