Average Bench: 174% (115th of 1058)

Based on 2,167 user benchmarks.  Models: CT250P2SSD8, NVMe CT250P2SSD8

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial P2 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB averaged 73.8% 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 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 716MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 758MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial P2 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB is 95.5%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Crucial P2 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 384MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 892MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,167 samples)
Min Avg Max
615 Read 1,102 1,310
263 Write 892 1,081
328 Mixed 951 1,094
226 SusWrite 384 540
186% 832 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.9 4K Read 48.5 55.9
67.9 4K Write 149 204
31.1 4K Mixed 65.1 80
236% 87.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
463 DQ Read 764 826
238 DQ Write 758 1,092
294 DQ Mixed 716 809
550% 746 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1024 370 220 217 222 221 MB/s
Read 1,312
Write 1,062
Mixed 999
SusWrite 379
210% 938 MB/s
4K Read 53.1
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 77.1
278% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 808
DQ Write 872
DQ Mixed 779
603% 820 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1023 716 225 222 222 223 MB/s
Read 920
Write 746
Mixed 1,076
SusWrite 439
179% 795 MB/s
4K Read 51.1
4K Write 191
4K Mixed 79.7
280% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 822
DQ Write 961
DQ Mixed 809
632% 864 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 225 221 218 218 219 MB/s
Read 1,209
Write 1,051
Mixed 1,001
SusWrite 226
195% 872 MB/s
4K Read 53.9
4K Write 189
4K Mixed 76.4
280% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 826
DQ Write 853
DQ Mixed 807
616% 829 MB/s
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P2CR012 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1058 466 233 224 220 223 MB/s
Read 855
Write 763
Mixed 1,072
SusWrite 404
174% 773 MB/s
4K Read 51.1
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 71.4
255% 95.3 MB/s
DQ Read 824
DQ Write 746
DQ Mixed 806
599% 792 MB/s
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Typical P2 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 61,236 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 48%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $593

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