Average Bench: 77% (520th of 1058)

Based on 1,868 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SD7SB6S128G1122, SanDisk X300 2.5 7MM 128, SanDisk SD7SB6S128G1, SanDisk SD7SB6S128G

Good average bench

The SanDisk X300 128GB averaged 22.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SanDisk X300 128GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 188MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34.8MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk X300 128GB is 28.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the SanDisk X300 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 147MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 219MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,868 samples)
Min Avg Max
341 Read 441 498
167 Write 301 436
152 Mixed 219 296
82 SusWrite 147 177
61.5% 277 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.7 4K Read 27.6 34.7
41 4K Write 78.2 111
23.2 4K Mixed 34.8 44.2
128% 46.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
131 DQ Read 286 334
138 DQ Write 211 248
60.5 DQ Mixed 188 220
157% 229 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
78GB free
Firmware: X3540000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 165 163 171 168 176 MB/s
Read 500
Write 437
Mixed 302
SusWrite 178
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 45.9
171% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 222
184% 268 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3540000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 153 157 170 162 162 MB/s
Read 486
Write 383
Mixed 211
SusWrite 165
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 99.9
4K Mixed 43.1
159% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 313
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 185
158% 234 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 174 167 174 164 166 MB/s
Read 491
Write 434
Mixed 286
SusWrite 173
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 99.9
4K Mixed 38.2
149% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 213
175% 253 MB/s
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3540000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 173 136 159 158 121 MB/s
Read 456
Write 286
Mixed 199
SusWrite 156
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 46.4
4K Mixed 29.9
101% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 214
176% 252 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3540000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 100 107 110 81 79 MB/s
Read 392
Write 211
Mixed 230
SusWrite 103
52% 234 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 46.6
4K Mixed 24.5
86% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 201
168% 245 MB/s
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Typical X300 128GB Builds (Compare 3,768 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $965

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