Average Bench: 328% (24th of 1074)

Based on 8,064 user benchmarks.  Model: CT500P5PSSD8

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial P5 Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB averaged 228.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial P5 Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,070MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,671MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial P5 Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB is 302%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Crucial P5 Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 138MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 59.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,064 samples)
Min Avg Max
912 Read 2,948 4,127
558 Write 2,671 4,058
664 Mixed 1,920 2,469
630 SusWrite 1,372 2,410
498% 2,228 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36.3 4K Read 59.4 70.3
55.7 4K Write 138 229
41.7 4K Mixed 75.4 105
260% 91.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
497 DQ Read 1,155 1,456
199 DQ Write 925 1,598
277 DQ Mixed 1,070 1,706
793% 1,050 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
271GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P7CR402 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1511 704 705 694 699 699 MB/s
Read 3,894
Write 3,726
Mixed 2,200
SusWrite 835
594% 2,664 MB/s
4K Read 65.3
4K Write 204
4K Mixed 96.7
331% 122 MB/s
DQ Read 1,414
DQ Write 1,321
DQ Mixed 1,490
1,085% 1,408 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: P7CR403 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1736 2252 2234 2334 2063 2150 MB/s
Read 2,316
Write 2,135
Mixed 1,715
SusWrite 2,128
467% 2,074 MB/s
4K Read 51.3
4K Write 88.5
4K Mixed 63.1
206% 67.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,256
DQ Write 683
DQ Mixed 920
698% 953 MB/s
226GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P7CR403 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1016 1030 1069 1073 801 772 MB/s
Read 1,219
Write 1,124
Mixed 1,090
SusWrite 960
247% 1,098 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 64.7
4K Mixed 48.2
156% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 410
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 365
271% 361 MB/s
226GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P7CR403 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1007 1053 1055 897 677 681 MB/s
Read 1218
Write 982
Mixed 1,088
SusWrite 895
235% 1,046 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 64.7
4K Mixed 44.7
152% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 392
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 317
237% 320 MB/s
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