Average Bench: 303% (24th of 1058)

Based on 741 user benchmarks.  Model: CT2000P5SSD8

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial P5 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB averaged 202.8% 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 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 982MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 1,848MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial P5 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB is 210%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Crucial P5 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 108MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 48.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 741 samples)
Min Avg Max
675 Read 1,982 2,682
533 Write 1,771 2,463
635 Mixed 1,394 1,789
873 SusWrite 1,848 2,445
393% 1,749 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.2 4K Read 48.6 56
58.2 4K Write 108 128
33.1 4K Mixed 62.3 73.1
211% 72.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
536 DQ Read 1,132 1,491
199 DQ Write 912 1,316
295 DQ Mixed 982 1,375
746% 1,009 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: P4CR311 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2369 2335 2294 2302 2296 1252 MB/s
Read 2,613
Write 2,406
Mixed 1,734
SusWrite 2,141
500% 2,224 MB/s
4K Read 52.8
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 68.4
229% 79.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,204
DQ Write 1,042
DQ Mixed 1,122
841% 1,123 MB/s
684GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P4CR311 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2420 2450 2458 1355 1071 1062 MB/s
Read 2,709
Write 2,439
Mixed 1,774
SusWrite 1,802
489% 2,181 MB/s
4K Read 56.7
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 78.5
261% 92.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,322
DQ Write 1158
DQ Mixed 1,233
926% 1,238 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: P4CR324 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1615 1808 1725 1733 1763 2051 MB/s
Read 1,801
Write 2,014
Mixed 1,212
SusWrite 1,782
384% 1,702 MB/s
4K Read 51.1
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 67.2
227% 79.5 MB/s
DQ Read 597
DQ Write 1,012
DQ Mixed 1,068
736% 892 MB/s
863GB free
Firmware: P4CR324 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1664 800 811 825 802 809 MB/s
Read 2,255
Write 1859
Mixed 1,618
SusWrite 952
374% 1,671 MB/s
4K Read 52.1
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 71.2
235% 81.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,433
DQ Write 1,279
DQ Mixed 1,342
1,010% 1,351 MB/s
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: P4CR311 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1176 1121 1118 1121 1123 1124 MB/s
Read 1,204
Write 1141
Mixed 1,024
SusWrite 1,130
254% 1,125 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 94.5
4K Mixed 50.3
173% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,058
DQ Write 906
DQ Mixed 993
741% 985 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: P4CR324 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1181 1404 1685 1306 1882 1875 MB/s
Read 1,376
Write 1,363
Mixed 1,196
SusWrite 1,556
310% 1,373 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 65.6
4K Mixed 30.8
126% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 648
DQ Write 527
DQ Mixed 574
433% 583 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: P4CR311 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1388 1397 1403 1367 1374 1360 MB/s
Read 721
Write 166
Mixed 310
SusWrite 1,381
145% 645 MB/s
4K Read 13.6
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 25.5
113% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 931
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 289
276% 456 MB/s
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Typical P5 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB Builds (Compare 57,579 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 105%
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Desktop 94%
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Workstation
Workstation 107%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,367

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