Average Bench: 64.9% (582nd of 959)

Based on 2,766 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB

Above average average bench

The Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB averaged 35.1% 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 200MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 310MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB is 38.4%. 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 162MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 231MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,766 samples)
Min Avg Max
316 Read 405 472
172 Write 301 421
134 Mixed 231 317
70.6 SusWrite 162 200
61.2% 275 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.2 4K Read 20.1 31.7
20.4 4K Write 44.3 78.7
12.3 4K Mixed 25.1 39.1
86.1% 29.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
62.4 DQ Read 310 365
124 DQ Write 235 277
43.9 DQ Mixed 200 236
169% 249 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
198GB free
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 199 187 190 192 191 MB/s
Read 493
Write 367
Mixed 214
SusWrite 198
71% 318 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 65.7
4K Mixed 35.5
116% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 226
193% 284 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 196 199 201 197 197 MB/s
Read 324
Write 263
Mixed 207
SusWrite 199
56% 248 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 39.5
4K Mixed 25.4
88% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 192
171% 260 MB/s
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 191 191 194 191 189 MB/s
Read 381
Write 287
Mixed 231
SusWrite 193
61% 273 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 36.3
4K Mixed 28.1
85% 28.1 MB/s
DQ Read 34.6
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 93.5
84% 120 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 190 180 171 172 181 MB/s
Read 293
Write 334
Mixed 248
SusWrite 184
60% 265 MB/s
4K Read 10.7
4K Write 21.4
4K Mixed 27.2
62% 19.8 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 225
184% 263 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 161 192 152 140 139 MB/s
Read 325
Write 290
Mixed 240
SusWrite 161
57% 254 MB/s
4K Read 11.2
4K Write 30
4K Mixed 14.6
52% 18.6 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 235
193% 280 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 61 35 35 40 30 MB/s
Read 404
Write 158
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 52.4
37% 169 MB/s
4K Read 14.3
4K Write 30.1
4K Mixed 21.9
66% 22.1 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 186
158% 233 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,145,409 SSDs tested.

Typical X400 M.2 2280 256GB Builds (Compare 11,053 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming - $788

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $788

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