Average Bench: 71.7% (575th of 1016)

Based on 6,143 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SBAT256G1122

Good average bench

The SanDisk Z400s 256GB averaged 28.3% 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 Write Speed 82.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 251MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Z400s 256GB is 30.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the SanDisk Z400s 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 214MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 13.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,143 samples)
Min Avg Max
343 Read 441 499
237 Write 286 318
183 Mixed 214 238
166 SusWrite 282 320
68.2% 306 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.4 4K Read 23.4 28.4
30.4 4K Write 82.2 118
9.6 4K Mixed 13.5 15.7
96.3% 39.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
84.3 DQ Read 164 209
107 DQ Write 251 285
29.7 DQ Mixed 78.6 86.8
95.7% 164 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2333000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 312 304 316 328 329 328 MB/s
Read 478
Write 298
Mixed 243
SusWrite 320
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 16
132% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 85.8
104% 178 MB/s
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2333000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 318 324 326 325 325 MB/s
Read 498
Write 302
Mixed 224
SusWrite 322
75% 337 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 15.4
123% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 86.7
105% 179 MB/s
28GB free
Firmware: Z2201000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 282 308 314 317 315 MB/s
Read 474
Write 309
Mixed 232
SusWrite 305
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 93.2
4K Mixed 15.9
107% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 227
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 86.3
112% 198 MB/s
0GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2333000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 307 314 315 317 315 MB/s
Read 453
Write 307
Mixed 220
SusWrite 312
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 14.4
114% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 179
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 86.1
104% 179 MB/s
237GB free
Firmware: Z2333000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 314 315 315 315 317 MB/s
Read 476
Write 315
Mixed 238
SusWrite 314
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 89.1
4K Mixed 15.6
108% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 167
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 64.1
78% 137 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2333000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 277 303 305 306 297 MB/s
Read 436
Write 291
Mixed 216
SusWrite 269
68% 303 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 58.2
4K Mixed 11.6
79% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 85.4
103% 176 MB/s
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Typical Z400s 256GB Builds (Compare 35,500 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 74%
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Desktop
Desktop 72%
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Workstation
Workstation 53%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,052

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5 months ago.

compared to the intel 660p 1tb m.2 drive???? yeah I mean they don't sell them anymore so get that ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^


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