Average Bench: 66.9% (621st of 1003)

Based on 4,460 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB

Above average average bench

The Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB averaged 33.0% 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 205MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 313MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB is 42.9%. 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 160MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 228MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,460 samples)
Min Avg Max
314 Read 409 482
172 Write 302 438
136 Mixed 228 317
71.6 SusWrite 160 201
61.2% 275 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.35 4K Read 21.4 33.7
21.6 4K Write 47.9 96.6
12.1 4K Mixed 26.9 43.2
92.2% 32.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
70.3 DQ Read 313 365
119 DQ Write 236 281
103 DQ Mixed 205 236
172% 251 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
220GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 187 185 191 190 189 MB/s
Read 418
Write 236
Mixed 220
SusWrite 191
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 53.4
4K Mixed 24.5
89% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 226
188% 272 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 172 176 178 135 128 MB/s
Read 399
Write 390
Mixed 173
SusWrite 163
63% 281 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 42.3
4K Mixed 27.3
83% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 235
194% 282 MB/s
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 160 132 160 112 154 MB/s
Read 422
Write 240
Mixed 275
SusWrite 153
61% 272 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 36.7
4K Mixed 24.4
75% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 231
180% 251 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 179 181 182 186 182 MB/s
Read 452
Write 214
Mixed 214
SusWrite 183
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 35.5
4K Mixed 26.1
79% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 23.4
DQ Write 37.5
DQ Mixed 148
79% 69.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,196,174 SSDs tested.

Typical X400 M.2 2280 256GB Builds (Compare 15,734 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming - $789

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $789

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