Average Bench: 65.4% (600th of 976)

Based on 3,237 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB

Above average average bench

The Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB averaged 34.6% 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 199MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 307MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB is 41.9%. 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 230MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,237 samples)
Min Avg Max
313 Read 404 479
167 Write 297 427
120 Mixed 230 312
69 SusWrite 161 199
60.8% 273 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.84 4K Read 20.9 32.8
19.4 4K Write 45.1 81.5
11.7 4K Mixed 25.7 41.2
88.4% 30.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
88.7 DQ Read 307 364
121 DQ Write 234 277
34.2 DQ Mixed 199 236
168% 247 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 183 180 179 178 188 MB/s
Read 483
Write 449
Mixed 226
SusWrite 188
75% 337 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 57.4
4K Mixed 36.2
122% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 227
192% 282 MB/s
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 186 186 180 187 183 MB/s
Read 435
Write 237
Mixed 209
SusWrite 196
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 60.5
4K Mixed 36.2
115% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 228
191% 276 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 155 187 162 135 88 MB/s
Read 378
Write 241
Mixed 212
SusWrite 150
55% 245 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 37.1
4K Mixed 25
83% 27.5 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 198
173% 258 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 192 197 196 196 197 MB/s
Read 418
Write 349
Mixed 235
SusWrite 196
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 12
4K Write 41.3
4K Mixed 15.4
60% 22.9 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 190
165% 248 MB/s
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 142 71 93 93 48 MB/s
Read 359
Write 260
Mixed 150
SusWrite 97.3
48% 217 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 42
4K Mixed 25.2
84% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 143
138% 220 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 110 32 65 73 60 MB/s
Read 354
Write 173
Mixed 117
SusWrite 78
40% 180 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 44.1
4K Mixed 25.8
84% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 120
121% 201 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,387,541 SSDs tested.

Typical X400 M.2 2280 256GB Builds (Compare 12,179 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming - $730

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $730

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