Average Bench: 186% (101st of 1058)

Based on 42,616 user benchmarks.  Models: CT500P2SSD8, NVMe CT500P2SSD8

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial P2 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB averaged 85.6% 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 662MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 770MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial P2 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB is 223%. 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 696MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 45.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 42,616 samples)
Min Avg Max
389 Read 1,015 1,282
528 Write 1,190 1,896
161 Mixed 1,009 1,386
102 SusWrite 696 1,877
220% 977 MB/s
Min Avg Max
4.41 4K Read 45.9 57
48 4K Write 154 250
7.01 4K Mixed 63.2 83.9
232% 87.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
238 DQ Read 641 1,248
89.3 DQ Write 770 1,172
147 DQ Mixed 662 1,255
511% 691 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
325GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1493 435 431 415 411 418 MB/s
Read 1,248
Write 1,716
Mixed 1,382
SusWrite 601
279% 1,236 MB/s
4K Read 56.6
4K Write 220
4K Mixed 86.3
313% 121 MB/s
DQ Read 1,266
DQ Write 1,046
DQ Mixed 1,166
870% 1,159 MB/s
365GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR033 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1038 1054 1061 576 68 78 MB/s
Read 1,099
Write 1,066
Mixed 992
SusWrite 646
214% 951 MB/s
4K Read 58.3
4K Write 233
4K Mixed 82.9
318% 125 MB/s
DQ Read 391
DQ Write 1,107
DQ Mixed 513
460% 670 MB/s
391GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1357 554 412 409 420 407 MB/s
Read 1,210
Write 1,714
Mixed 1,347
SusWrite 593
275% 1,216 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 67.7
229% 83.8 MB/s
DQ Read 985
DQ Write 781
DQ Mixed 834
637% 867 MB/s
308GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR033 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 958 989 806 553 612 617 MB/s
Read 962
Write 1,049
Mixed 936
SusWrite 756
209% 926 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 60.6
200% 72.2 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 1,031
DQ Mixed 508
445% 641 MB/s
322GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR033 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 890 54 57 320 25 27 MB/s
Read 1,063
Write 1,051
Mixed 954
SusWrite 229
185% 824 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 65
226% 81.7 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 746
DQ Mixed 500
399% 545 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR031 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 43 176 257 77 62 MB/s
Read 1,068
Write 1054
Mixed 934
SusWrite 112
177% 792 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 64.1
222% 79.3 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 684
DQ Mixed 102
200% 391 MB/s
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Typical P2 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB Builds (Compare 116,202 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $936

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 Comments

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Excellent

5 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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