Average Bench: 66.7% (602nd of 991)

Based on 3,474 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB

Above average average bench

The Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB averaged 33.3% 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 193MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 303MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB is 38.2%. 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 164MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 231MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,474 samples)
Min Avg Max
312 Read 410 488
165 Write 302 446
142 Mixed 231 317
76.9 SusWrite 164 199
61.7% 277 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.3 4K Read 21.7 33.7
19.8 4K Write 46.5 87.4
13.2 4K Mixed 26.6 41.3
91.5% 31.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.1 DQ Read 303 363
103 DQ Write 233 281
26.1 DQ Mixed 193 236
165% 243 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 196 195 193 172 185 MB/s
Read 495
Write 332
Mixed 211
SusWrite 194
68% 308 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 91.6
4K Mixed 46.6
159% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 220
182% 262 MB/s
72GB free
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 206 197 199 200 181 MB/s
Read 483
Write 464
Mixed 323
SusWrite 202
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 36.9
146% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 209
182% 274 MB/s
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 192 192 185 183 182 MB/s
Read 484
Write 282
Mixed 270
SusWrite 190
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 72.7
4K Mixed 27.8
113% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 222
184% 266 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 198 185 187 177 187 MB/s
Read 466
Write 380
Mixed 210
SusWrite 190
69% 312 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 44.1
4K Mixed 29
90% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 234
191% 275 MB/s
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 201 196 194 197 196 MB/s
Read 387
Write 308
Mixed 197
SusWrite 197
61% 272 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 34.7
4K Mixed 24.9
80% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 188
172% 267 MB/s
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 172 160 184 138 172 MB/s
Read 410
Write 328
Mixed 206
SusWrite 168
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 14.4
4K Mixed 23.8
65% 18.6 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 208
182% 275 MB/s
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 178 153 193 183 191 MB/s
Read 404
Write 369
Mixed 261
SusWrite 188
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 13.1
4K Write 45.4
4K Mixed 15.8
64% 24.8 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 223
191% 281 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,288,474 SSDs tested.

Typical X400 M.2 2280 256GB Builds (Compare 13,646 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming - $790

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $790

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