Average Bench: 80.8% (460th of 1058)

Based on 1,839 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SD7SB6S256G1122, SanDisk X300 2.5 7MM 256GB

Very good average bench

The SanDisk X300 256GB averaged just 19.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SanDisk X300 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 201MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk X300 256GB is 41.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk X300 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 200MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 239MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,839 samples)
Min Avg Max
343 Read 440 500
211 Write 352 455
178 Mixed 239 308
86.4 SusWrite 200 260
68.6% 308 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.5 4K Read 27.2 34.8
35.8 4K Write 78.3 111
20.3 4K Mixed 34.4 45.3
127% 46.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
80.4 DQ Read 315 366
108 DQ Write 225 274
90.1 DQ Mixed 201 231
169% 247 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
173GB free
Firmware: X3520012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 251 246 242 246 246 MB/s
Read 491
Write 413
Mixed 226
SusWrite 253
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 38.1
171% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 223
188% 277 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3300012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 223 229 228 245 246 MB/s
Read 487
Write 458
Mixed 296
SusWrite 239
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 88.7
4K Mixed 41.8
149% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 226
188% 274 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 256 230 223 205 224 MB/s
Read 402
Write 335
Mixed 228
SusWrite 226
67% 298 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 42
148% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 218
185% 272 MB/s
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3520012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 254 252 250 249 251 MB/s
Read 428
Write 342
Mixed 208
SusWrite 255
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 72.9
4K Mixed 28.2
106% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 223
190% 280 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3520012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 182 181 74 127 80 MB/s
Read 351
Write 285
Mixed 227
SusWrite 149
56% 253 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 45.5
4K Mixed 28.5
105% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 138
142% 236 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3540000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 142 196 191 225 175 MB/s
Read 428
Write 400
Mixed 250
SusWrite 193
71% 318 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 38.2
4K Mixed 25.6
86% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 162
125% 172 MB/s
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Typical X300 256GB Builds (Compare 1,723 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Latitude E5450

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 11% - Very poor Total price: $97

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