Average Bench: 70.8% (596th of 1021)

Based on 5,937 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SD8SBAT256G1122

Good average bench

The SanDisk Z400s 256GB averaged 29.2% 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 79.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 79.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Z400s 256GB is 35.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk Z400s 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 211MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 13.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,937 samples)
Min Avg Max
342 Read 440 497
225 Write 284 317
173 Mixed 211 238
125 SusWrite 280 320
67.7% 304 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16 4K Read 23 28.3
25.1 4K Write 79.6 115
8.5 4K Mixed 13.2 15.5
94% 38.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
117 DQ Read 167 211
104 DQ Write 250 284
42.7 DQ Mixed 79.8 86.6
96.5% 166 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2201000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 307 319 322 322 322 MB/s
Read 502
Write 313
Mixed 222
SusWrite 318
75% 339 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 77.2
4K Mixed 14.2
103% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 86.5
103% 176 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2201000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 314 320 311 322 317 316 MB/s
Read 432
Write 312
Mixed 226
SusWrite 317
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 85
4K Mixed 14.6
103% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 87.7
104% 176 MB/s
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2201000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 294 293 273 253 142 MB/s
Read 456
Write 294
Mixed 214
SusWrite 255
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 13.6
109% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 85.6
103% 176 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2333000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 304 310 313 316 312 MB/s
Read 457
Write 251
Mixed 228
SusWrite 310
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 69.1
4K Mixed 14.1
86% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 189
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 83.6
104% 181 MB/s
165GB free
Firmware: Z2333000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 297 292 281 296 296 MB/s
Read 365
Write 300
Mixed 218
SusWrite 294
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 89.1
4K Mixed 16.2
108% 43.9 MB/s
DQ Read 203
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 76.4
89% 154 MB/s
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2333000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 263 284 292 287 290 MB/s
Read 422
Write 267
Mixed 198
SusWrite 276
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 85.5
4K Mixed 12
91% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 81.9
101% 175 MB/s
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2320000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 283 283 140 8.4 13 MB/s
Read 436
Write 274
Mixed 210
SusWrite 155
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 13.4
109% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 84.3
100% 170 MB/s
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2333000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 237 275 275 282 239 180 MB/s
Read 348
Write 251
Mixed 209
SusWrite 248
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 68.9
4K Mixed 11.8
78% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 77.7
90% 152 MB/s
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Gaming 74%
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Desktop 76%
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Workstation 62%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,108

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9 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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