Average Bench: 287% (33rd of 1069)

Based on 24,278 user benchmarks.  Models: CT1000P5SSD8, NVMe CT1000P5SSD8

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial P5 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB averaged 186.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial P5 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,033MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,211MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial P5 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB is 194%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Crucial P5 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 113MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 50MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 24,278 samples)
Min Avg Max
611 Read 2,023 2,701
311 Write 1,800 2,463
592 Mixed 1,404 1,695
727 SusWrite 1,499 2,283
378% 1,681 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.5 4K Read 50 58.1
63.6 4K Write 113 168
33.5 4K Mixed 62.9 80.7
216% 75.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
558 DQ Read 1,211 1,668
301 DQ Write 945 1,476
347 DQ Mixed 1,033 1,521
785% 1,063 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
610GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P4CR311 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2322 2371 2364 2389 2405 2387 MB/s
Read 2,724
Write 2424
Mixed 1,353
SusWrite 2,373
498% 2,219 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 58.9
192% 76.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,332
DQ Write 1,134
DQ Mixed 1224
920% 1230 MB/s
806GB free
Firmware: P4CR311 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2002 2007 2016 2067 2032 2079 MB/s
Read 2,197
Write 1,890
Mixed 1,283
SusWrite 2,034
416% 1,851 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 63.9
208% 70.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,058
DQ Write 832
DQ Mixed 946
708% 945 MB/s
170GB free
Firmware: P4CR Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1735 1948 957 935 902 446 MB/s
Read 1,677
Write 2,039
Mixed 1,558
SusWrite 1,154
362% 1,607 MB/s
4K Read 52.5
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 68.3
223% 75.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,623
DQ Write 1,162
DQ Mixed 1,362
1,025% 1,382 MB/s
733GB free
Firmware: P4CR324 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1049 1116 1119 1188 1174 1167 MB/s
Read 1,286
Write 1,150
Mixed 1,083
SusWrite 1,135
262% 1,164 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 61.3
210% 73.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,329
DQ Write 1218
DQ Mixed 1,280
958% 1,275 MB/s
361GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P4CR311 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 723 891 1191 1191 1167 864 MB/s
Read 1,421
Write 1,281
Mixed 1,016
SusWrite 1,004
265% 1,180 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 49.4
4K Mixed 34.6
112% 37.1 MB/s
DQ Read 701
DQ Write 358
DQ Mixed 545
401% 535 MB/s
414GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P4CR311 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1393 1428 1323 1033 957 827 MB/s
Read 672
Write 1,595
Mixed 1,066
SusWrite 1,160
256% 1,123 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 39.9
4K Mixed 34.6
117% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 726
DQ Write 596
DQ Mixed 677
502% 666 MB/s
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Typical P5 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 9,969 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
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Desktop
Desktop 102%
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Workstation
Workstation 135%
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Motherboard: MSI MPG B550 GAMING PLUS (MS-7C56) - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $992

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2 months ago.

Great SSD if you can find it under $100. Blazing fast read and write sequential speeds. On par with the Samsung 970 Evo Plus.


Good

18 months ago.

Good, but it has slightly high price compared to other brands with same specs


Good

18 months ago.

Looks good performs fast!


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