Average Bench: 66.3% (621st of 996)

Based on 4,209 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB

Above average average bench

The Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB averaged 33.7% 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 197MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 310MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB is 41.8%. 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 162MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 227MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,209 samples)
Min Avg Max
312 Read 407 486
167 Write 294 438
134 Mixed 227 314
72.2 SusWrite 162 200
60.7% 273 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.5 4K Read 21.1 34.5
21.2 4K Write 46.5 88.6
12.4 4K Mixed 26.3 43.5
90.3% 31.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
108 DQ Read 310 365
127 DQ Write 234 278
28 DQ Mixed 197 235
168% 247 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: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 194 200 200 196 196 MB/s
Read 458
Write 456
Mixed 315
SusWrite 207
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 46.3
171% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 226
186% 264 MB/s
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 197 190 182 173 182 MB/s
Read 430
Write 398
Mixed 276
SusWrite 193
73% 324 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 41.4
4K Mixed 28.5
94% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 238
197% 285 MB/s
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 168 176 181 164 188 MB/s
Read 427
Write 369
Mixed 234
SusWrite 180
68% 303 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 40.3
4K Mixed 29.3
96% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 216
185% 275 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 195 183 139 89 103 MB/s
Read 445
Write 274
Mixed 212
SusWrite 152
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 14.6
4K Write 46.7
4K Mixed 27.3
82% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 238
193% 276 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 199 194 187 197 196 MB/s
Read 462
Write 429
Mixed 335
SusWrite 199
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 43.5
4K Mixed 29.5
98% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 24.7
DQ Write 47.3
DQ Mixed 31.2
25% 34.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 13,721,910 SSDs tested.

Typical X400 M.2 2280 256GB Builds (Compare 14,681 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

System: Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming - $790

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $790

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