Average Bench: 67.5% (668th of 1040)

Based on 7,463 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB

Above average average bench

The Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB averaged 32.5% 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 205MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 316MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB is 44.3%. 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 227MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,463 samples)
Min Avg Max
317 Read 409 488
137 Write 294 451
125 Mixed 227 321
69.6 SusWrite 159 199
60.6% 272 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.9 4K Read 21.7 36.1
22.8 4K Write 49.8 101
12.7 4K Mixed 27.3 46
94.3% 32.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
219 DQ Read 316 367
108 DQ Write 235 279
100 DQ Mixed 205 236
172% 252 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
211GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 185 178 184 173 181 MB/s
Read 453
Write 420
Mixed 268
SusWrite 183
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 56.9
4K Mixed 35.1
118% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 202
180% 273 MB/s
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 178 179 175 181 178 MB/s
Read 410
Write 284
Mixed 229
SusWrite 178
61% 275 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 52
4K Mixed 31.7
100% 35 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 230
190% 275 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 180 182 175 176 171 MB/s
Read 350
Write 191
Mixed 241
SusWrite 176
53% 240 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 51
4K Mixed 29.2
94% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 233
189% 267 MB/s
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 117 175 189 121 136 MB/s
Read 453
Write 433
Mixed 237
SusWrite 153
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 12.8
4K Write 35.4
4K Mixed 28
74% 25.4 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 228
191% 279 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 137 115 108 95 95 MB/s
Read 352
Write 122
Mixed 132
SusWrite 115
40% 180 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 38.4
4K Mixed 20.7
74% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 210
183% 272 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 175 171 122 180 161 MB/s
Read 338
Write 106
Mixed 81.7
SusWrite 164
38% 172 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 37.7
4K Mixed 12.9
64% 22.9 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 181
156% 234 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 102 34 52 53 54 MB/s
Read 404
Write 166
Mixed 114
SusWrite 71
41% 189 MB/s
4K Read 13.8
4K Write 34.1
4K Mixed 24.9
71% 24.3 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 60.9
90% 176 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,127,900 SSDs tested.

Typical X400 M.2 2280 256GB Builds (Compare 5,462 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
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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