Average Bench: 191% (105th of 1069)

Based on 47,591 user benchmarks.  Models: CT500P2SSD8, NVMe CT500P2SSD8

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial P2 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB averaged 91.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial P2 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 728MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 750MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial P2 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB is 201%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Crucial P2 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 827MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 43MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 47,591 samples)
Min Avg Max
528 Read 1,005 1,229
475 Write 1,313 1,885
455 Mixed 1,053 1,385
119 SusWrite 827 1,885
237% 1,049 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.5 4K Read 43 54.7
50.9 4K Write 146 256
13.2 4K Mixed 60.9 82.1
220% 83.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
261 DQ Read 717 1,245
118 DQ Write 750 1,272
163 DQ Mixed 728 1,251
549% 732 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
353GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR048 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1765 1837 1820 1873 1859 971 MB/s
Read 1,110
Write 1,876
Mixed 1,368
SusWrite 1,688
344% 1,511 MB/s
4K Read 49.3
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 73.2
258% 97.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,012
DQ Write 759
DQ Mixed 930
683% 900 MB/s
362GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1464 429 407 414 419 407 MB/s
Read 1,350
Write 1,727
Mixed 1,382
SusWrite 590
284% 1,262 MB/s
4K Read 61.3
4K Write 285
4K Mixed 92.4
362% 146 MB/s
DQ Read 1,279
DQ Write 1,577
DQ Mixed 1,253
994% 1,370 MB/s
424GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR033 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 958 996 1021 966 1050 1049 MB/s
Read 992
Write 999
Mixed 917
SusWrite 1,007
221% 979 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 58.5
204% 75.3 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 696
DQ Mixed 509
395% 530 MB/s
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR048 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1403 120 399 79 80 84 MB/s
Read 1,178
Write 1,814
Mixed 1,361
SusWrite 361
266% 1,178 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 61
220% 80 MB/s
DQ Read 1,008
DQ Write 696
DQ Mixed 945
680% 883 MB/s
381GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR033 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 972 973 838 75 63 526 MB/s
Read 946
Write 1,029
Mixed 946
SusWrite 574
197% 874 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 60.2
206% 75 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 862
DQ Mixed 507
420% 587 MB/s
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR033 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1017 1026 340 70 125 206 MB/s
Read 1,058
Write 1,056
Mixed 976
SusWrite 464
200% 889 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 63.4
216% 76.5 MB/s
DQ Read 394
DQ Write 524
DQ Mixed 514
373% 477 MB/s
441GB free
Firmware: P2CR048 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 337 337 342 342 343 MB/s
Read 308
Write 314
Mixed 306
SusWrite 337
71% 316 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 60.5
4K Mixed 40.2
129% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 341
256% 343 MB/s
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Typical P2 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB Builds (Compare 1,885 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Casper EXCALIBUR G770

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $38

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 Comments

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Excellent

10 months ago.

i have samsung 980 pro is bad working, On the contrary, Crucial P2 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 is the best in stability and awesome M.2 NVME Absolutely.


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