Average Bench: 68.2% (432nd of 929)

Based on 2,661 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB

Above average average bench

The Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB averaged 31.8% 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. Sequential Read Speed 475MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 20.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB is 36.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 38MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 154MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,661 samples)
Min Avg Max
407 Read 475 500
148 Write 311 468
216 Mixed 333 444
82.6% 373 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.89 4K Read 20.9 31.2
19.5 4K Write 43.2 72
8.3 4K Mixed 16.9 25.7
76.2% 27 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.1 DQ Read 154 316
37.4 DQ Write 177 257
7.58 DQ Mixed 38 60.8
64% 123 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
20GB free
Firmware: X4130012 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 486
Write 477
Mixed 465
106% 476 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 32.3
4K Mixed 21.6
72% 24 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 61.3
104% 204 MB/s
164GB free
Firmware: X4152012 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 483
Write 314
Mixed 305
81% 367 MB/s
4K Read 8.97
4K Write 30.8
4K Mixed 16.7
51% 18.8 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 58.8
102% 200 MB/s
206GB free
Firmware: X4130012 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 477
Write 331
Mixed 347
85% 385 MB/s
4K Read 14.9
4K Write 18.6
4K Mixed 11.7
47% 15.1 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 5.51
70% 165 MB/s
10GB free
Firmware: X4152012 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 473
Write 174
Mixed 249
65% 299 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 34.7
4K Mixed 16.6
65% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 54.1
84% 159 MB/s
104GB free
Firmware: X4152012 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 493
Write 382
Mixed 299
87% 392 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 35.6
4K Mixed 7.38
50% 19 MB/s
DQ Read 14.6
DQ Write 28.1
DQ Mixed 36.9
24% 26.5 MB/s
26GB free
Firmware: X4130012 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 467
Write 151
Mixed 377
73% 332 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 36.3
4K Mixed 13.9
71% 24.3 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 59.8
82% 152 MB/s
161GB free
Firmware: X4130012 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 470
Write 199
Mixed 376
77% 348 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 38.2
4K Mixed 11.2
69% 24 MB/s
DQ Read 20.4
DQ Write 46.8
DQ Mixed 10.3
14% 25.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,163,897 SSDs tested.

Typical X400 M.2 2280 256GB Builds (Compare 8,565 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming - $814

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $814

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