Average Bench: 66% (539th of 956)

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 33.9% 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 128MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 209MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB is 38.8%. 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. Sustained Write Speed 164MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 274MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,661 samples)
Min Avg Max
332 Read 436 497
159 Write 309 459
167 Mixed 274 418
78.1 SusWrite 164 200
65.9% 296 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.12 4K Read 20.1 31
19.2 4K Write 42.8 75.5
9.61 4K Mixed 21.4 35.1
80.5% 28.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.5 DQ Read 239 359
46.6 DQ Write 209 274
9.72 DQ Mixed 128 234
122% 192 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4120012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 196 191 187 190 187 MB/s
Read 451
Write 238
Mixed 231
SusWrite 195
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 56.9
4K Mixed 35.3
120% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 223
191% 282 MB/s
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 191 193 196 194 189 MB/s
Read 442
Write 309
Mixed 238
SusWrite 196
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 14.4
4K Write 45.9
4K Mixed 30
85% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 225
186% 269 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 55 25 68 26 46 MB/s
Read 469
Write 405
Mixed 231
SusWrite 60
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 48.5
4K Mixed 30.4
104% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 213
183% 271 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 164 179 193 184 137 MB/s
Read 424
Write 282
Mixed 253
SusWrite 175
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 14
4K Write 32.5
4K Mixed 23.9
69% 23.5 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 221
180% 256 MB/s
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 154 125 64 87 54 MB/s
Read 391
Write 341
Mixed 208
SusWrite 113
59% 263 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 34.7
4K Mixed 20.9
72% 24.5 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 220
186% 273 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 199 187 180 179 105 MB/s
Read 379
Write 262
Mixed 254
SusWrite 176
60% 268 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 33.4
4K Mixed 18.4
71% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 174
147% 215 MB/s
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 193 184 192 185 170 MB/s
Read 367
Write 298
Mixed 188
SusWrite 187
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 11.7
4K Write 33.8
4K Mixed 19.1
60% 21.5 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 209
175% 254 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 185 190 189 190 187 MB/s
Read 358
Write 353
Mixed 231
SusWrite 190
64% 283 MB/s
4K Read 8.3
4K Write 38.6
4K Mixed 11.3
48% 19.4 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 229
188% 270 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,023,420 SSDs tested.

Typical X400 M.2 2280 256GB Builds (Compare 10,008 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming - $813

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $813

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