Average Bench: 67.3% (645th of 1016)

Based on 6,104 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB

Above average average bench

The Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB averaged 32.7% 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 200MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 309MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB is 42.8%. 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 231MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,104 samples)
Min Avg Max
319 Read 413 487
164 Write 303 450
134 Mixed 231 320
72 SusWrite 159 199
61.6% 277 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.91 4K Read 21.7 35.3
23.6 4K Write 49 91.5
13.2 4K Mixed 27 44.1
93.4% 32.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
85.8 DQ Read 309 365
106 DQ Write 235 280
30.6 DQ Mixed 200 236
169% 248 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 187 181 156 164 116 MB/s
Read 488
Write 292
Mixed 238
SusWrite 170
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 49.5
176% 63.3 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 216
174% 248 MB/s
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 197 181 190 185 186 MB/s
Read 416
Write 397
Mixed 252
SusWrite 191
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 49.5
4K Mixed 32.1
99% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 20.4
72% 157 MB/s
214GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 196 197 191 167 176 MB/s
Read 421
Write 358
Mixed 236
SusWrite 189
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 14.6
4K Write 25.9
4K Mixed 21.9
64% 20.8 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 197
163% 235 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 102 40 82 47 62 MB/s
Read 366
Write 310
Mixed 220
SusWrite 80
54% 244 MB/s
4K Read 7.7
4K Write 24.2
4K Mixed 9.8
37% 13.9 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 230
194% 284 MB/s
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 175 176 175 176 176 MB/s
Read 339
Write 265
Mixed 229
SusWrite 179
57% 253 MB/s
4K Read 9.8
4K Write 10.9
4K Mixed 10.6
34% 10.4 MB/s
DQ Read 184
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 217
158% 204 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,680,567 SSDs tested.

Typical X400 M.2 2280 256GB Builds (Compare 19,317 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming - $629

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