Average Bench: 67% (662nd of 1026)

Based on 6,808 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB

Above average average bench

The Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB averaged 32.9% 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 203MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 312MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB is 39.8%. 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 159MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 229MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,808 samples)
Min Avg Max
314 Read 411 494
165 Write 298 445
139 Mixed 229 318
70.3 SusWrite 159 199
61% 274 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 4K Read 21.8 33.6
23.5 4K Write 47.7 86.5
13.5 4K Mixed 27 42
92.9% 32.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
134 DQ Read 312 368
108 DQ Write 233 279
96.3 DQ Mixed 203 236
171% 250 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 196 194 195 194 195 MB/s
Read 440
Write 263
Mixed 270
SusWrite 197
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 77.5
4K Mixed 44.2
151% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 223
178% 250 MB/s
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 169 155 93 139 120 MB/s
Read 405
Write 378
Mixed 245
SusWrite 144
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 42.5
4K Mixed 29.8
94% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 234
194% 281 MB/s
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 189 176 173 182 188 MB/s
Read 329
Write 262
Mixed 202
SusWrite 189
55% 246 MB/s
4K Read 12.8
4K Write 56.1
4K Mixed 25.6
82% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 210
183% 273 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 122 82 76 92 90 MB/s
Read 451
Write 195
Mixed 188
SusWrite 100
51% 234 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 42.7
4K Mixed 17.9
83% 28.5 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 221
185% 270 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,427,833 SSDs tested.

Typical X400 M.2 2280 256GB Builds (Compare 22,908 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming - $650

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $650

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