Average Bench: 65.6% (661st of 1011)

Based on 5,245 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB

Above average average bench

The Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB averaged 34.3% 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 196MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 303MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB is 41.5%. 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 156MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 230MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,245 samples)
Min Avg Max
311 Read 406 479
159 Write 293 426
144 Mixed 230 318
71.7 SusWrite 156 198
60.4% 271 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.7 4K Read 20.8 34.1
22.1 4K Write 46.8 86.2
12.1 4K Mixed 26.4 42.6
90.2% 31.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28 DQ Read 303 365
86.8 DQ Write 229 278
45.7 DQ Mixed 196 236
166% 243 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 163 142 115 105 97 MB/s
Read 478
Write 437
Mixed 272
SusWrite 131
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 75
4K Mixed 43.5
148% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 203
172% 251 MB/s
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 182 173 180 182 179 MB/s
Read 430
Write 248
Mixed 216
SusWrite 184
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 67.9
4K Mixed 35.3
119% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 215
185% 274 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 168 167 153 97 126 MB/s
Read 414
Write 408
Mixed 294
SusWrite 154
71% 318 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 57.2
4K Mixed 30.4
105% 37.1 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 231
195% 286 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 149 125 165 110 145 MB/s
Read 412
Write 261
Mixed 208
SusWrite 146
57% 257 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 38.6
4K Mixed 26.4
86% 28.7 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 226
193% 286 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 191 197 188 189 189 MB/s
Read 370
Write 234
Mixed 234
SusWrite 191
57% 257 MB/s
4K Read 11.2
4K Write 13.2
4K Mixed 19.5
49% 14.6 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 194
164% 240 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,505,215 SSDs tested.

Typical X400 M.2 2280 256GB Builds (Compare 17,771 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming - $650

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