Average Bench: 67.6% (639th of 1017)

Based on 463 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SD7SN3Q-128G-1006, SanDisk SD7UN3Q128G1022, SanDisk SD7SN3Q128G1002

Above average average bench

The SanDisk X300s SATA M.2 128GB averaged 32.3% 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 Random Read Speed 24.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 66.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk X300s SATA M.2 128GB is 39%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk X300s SATA M.2 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 232MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 267MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 463 samples)
Min Avg Max
356 Read 419 473
164 Write 267 324
184 Mixed 275 356
93.5 SusWrite 232 327
66.6% 298 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.1 4K Read 24.1 31.7
22.6 4K Write 53.5 88.7
8.92 4K Mixed 20 33.8
90.5% 32.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.5 DQ Read 194 318
48.1 DQ Write 183 290
9.04 DQ Mixed 66.3 146
83.4% 148 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X2170002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 293 234 158 106 64 84 MB/s
Read 481
Write 308
Mixed 246
SusWrite 156
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 73.7
4K Mixed 34.8
129% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 148
151% 245 MB/s
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X2170002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 232 233 227 223 222 MB/s
Read 450
Write 316
Mixed 235
SusWrite 237
69% 310 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 49
4K Mixed 26.5
98% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 147
134% 203 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X2170002
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 80 83 74 39 46 MB/s
Read 313
Write 207
Mixed 184
SusWrite 71.6
43% 194 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 70.5
4K Mixed 33.6
125% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 138
132% 211 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,661,130 SSDs tested.

Typical X300s SATA M.2 128GB Builds (Compare 654 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

System: Asus UX305FA

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