Average Bench: 66% (715th of 1058)

Based on 11,838 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB

Above average average bench

The Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB averaged 34.0% 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 208MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 324MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB is 44%. 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 161MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 224MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,838 samples)
Min Avg Max
303 Read 392 489
161 Write 284 433
148 Mixed 224 311
76.1 SusWrite 161 196
59.1% 265 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9 4K Read 20.7 35.1
19.6 4K Write 48.9 102
11.3 4K Mixed 26.2 44.4
90.7% 31.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
229 DQ Read 324 367
130 DQ Write 237 281
123 DQ Mixed 208 237
175% 256 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 201 193 189 189 183 MB/s
Read 428
Write 403
Mixed 318
SusWrite 200
76% 337 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 44.9
4K Mixed 30.6
97% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 217
185% 272 MB/s
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 199 186 191 183 181 MB/s
Read 419
Write 221
Mixed 208
SusWrite 192
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 45.3
4K Mixed 30.2
88% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 227
188% 273 MB/s
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 198 197 195 193 198 MB/s
Read 378
Write 227
Mixed 196
SusWrite 197
56% 249 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 45.6
4K Mixed 28.5
86% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 230
192% 278 MB/s
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 193 188 178 166 182 MB/s
Read 302
Write 278
Mixed 228
SusWrite 185
56% 248 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 41.8
4K Mixed 26.8
90% 30.2 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 219
183% 266 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 188 175 185 188 195 MB/s
Read 363
Write 250
Mixed 219
SusWrite 186
57% 254 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 37.3
4K Mixed 16.2
67% 23.6 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 198
178% 272 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 55,017,704 SSDs tested.

Typical X400 M.2 2280 256GB Builds (Compare 12,110 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
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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