Average Bench: 85.3% (118th of 853)

Based on 656 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT128M550SSD1, Micron_M550_2.5"_7mm_128GB, Crucial_ CT128M550SSD1, Crucial_CT128M55

Very good average bench

The Crucial M550 128GB averaged just 14.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial M550 128GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 86.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial M550 128GB is 40%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial M550 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 43.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 188MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 656 samples)
Min Avg Max
373 Read 497 525
317 Write 341 353
245 Mixed 389 416
90.8% 409 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 4K Read 26.3 32.5
42.8 4K Write 86.9 126
14.6 4K Mixed 26.5 36.2
120% 46.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.3 DQ Read 188 369
61.7 DQ Write 201 316
14.4 DQ Mixed 43.4 66.3
74.4% 144 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
44GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 520
Write 347
Mixed 414
95% 427 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 77.4
4K Mixed 28.8
107% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 24.3
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 57.1
60% 92.6 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,281,939 SSDs tested.

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Typical M550 128GB Builds (Compare 3,248 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 56%
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Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $849

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