Average Bench: 65.5% (721st of 1058)

Based on 9,488 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB

Above average average bench

The Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB averaged 34.4% 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 206MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 322MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB is 41.4%. 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 158MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 225MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,488 samples)
Min Avg Max
311 Read 400 487
149 Write 289 428
132 Mixed 225 313
71.5 SusWrite 158 197
59.6% 268 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.33 4K Read 20.6 35
19.8 4K Write 46.8 92.3
11.5 4K Mixed 25.9 40.9
89.1% 31.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
225 DQ Read 322 367
113 DQ Write 234 280
122 DQ Mixed 206 237
173% 254 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 178 152 151 177 175 MB/s
Read 464
Write 447
Mixed 323
SusWrite 180
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 56.8
4K Mixed 36.9
122% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 233
194% 280 MB/s
216GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 180 171 166 171 178 MB/s
Read 453
Write 311
Mixed 230
SusWrite 174
65% 292 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 48
4K Mixed 26.4
99% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 229
189% 273 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 171 174 172 158 175 MB/s
Read 418
Write 201
Mixed 199
SusWrite 172
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 44.1
4K Mixed 28.8
86% 29.9 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 222
188% 277 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 136 74 108 96 54 MB/s
Read 429
Write 252
Mixed 236
SusWrite 106
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 48.7
4K Mixed 28.7
96% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 230
188% 270 MB/s
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0.2 0 0 6.3 24 74 MB/s
Read 322
Write 164
Mixed 136
SusWrite 17.4
35% 160 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 64.7
4K Mixed 32
112% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 149
139% 216 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 115 79 69 71 74 MB/s
Read 346
Write 181
Mixed 120
SusWrite 89.5
41% 184 MB/s
4K Read 15.6
4K Write 40.4
4K Mixed 26.3
79% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 230
188% 269 MB/s
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 191 191 192 187 193 MB/s
Read 380
Write 352
Mixed 213
SusWrite 192
64% 284 MB/s
4K Read 8.2
4K Write 47.6
4K Mixed 11
52% 22.3 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 201
176% 263 MB/s
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 189 175 172 174 154 MB/s
Read 326
Write 324
Mixed 262
SusWrite 181
62% 274 MB/s
4K Read 10.6
4K Write 37.6
4K Mixed 13.3
53% 20.5 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 233
194% 281 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,206,605 SSDs tested.

Typical X400 M.2 2280 256GB Builds (Compare 10,115 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming - $650

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $650

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