Average Bench: 67% (690th of 1058)

Based on 8,956 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 322MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk X400 M.2 2280 256GB is 46%. 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 225MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,956 samples)
Min Avg Max
314 Read 406 493
148 Write 289 440
123 Mixed 225 311
64.6 SusWrite 160 198
60.1% 270 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.52 4K Read 21.3 35.8
18.5 4K Write 48.5 99.4
11.7 4K Mixed 27 45.8
92.5% 32.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
234 DQ Read 322 370
129 DQ Write 235 277
123 DQ Mixed 205 236
173% 254 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
48GB free
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 188 202 196 189 193 MB/s
Read 477
Write 328
Mixed 218
SusWrite 198
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 89.5
4K Mixed 35.9
146% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 42.7
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 53
52% 80.4 MB/s
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 174 171 171 152 175 MB/s
Read 402
Write 209
Mixed 255
SusWrite 174
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 47.9
4K Mixed 19.7
77% 28.3 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 191
172% 264 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 198 193 191 188 190 MB/s
Read 322
Write 288
Mixed 251
SusWrite 194
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 10.5
4K Write 39.2
4K Mixed 24
67% 24.6 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 224
183% 261 MB/s
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4152012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 70 56 69 25 55 MB/s
Read 362
Write 118
Mixed 131
SusWrite 70.7
37% 170 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 30.5
4K Mixed 22.9
69% 23 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 202
172% 253 MB/s
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4130012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 152 130 164 158 104 MB/s
Read 344
Write 274
Mixed 155
SusWrite 149
51% 231 MB/s
4K Read 6.3
4K Write 9.9
4K Mixed 6.6
23% 7.6 MB/s
DQ Read 77.5
DQ Write 75
DQ Mixed 78.3
58% 76.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,074,098 SSDs tested.

Typical X400 M.2 2280 256GB Builds (Compare 9,037 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming - $650

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