Average Bench: 82.8% (427th of 1058)

Based on 1,692 user benchmarks.  Model: MTFDDAK256MAY-1AH12ABHA

Very good average bench

The Crucial MTFDDAK256MAY-1AH12ABHA 256GB averaged just 17.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial MTFDDAK256MAY-1AH12ABHA 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 211MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 287MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MTFDDAK256MAY-1AH12ABHA 256GB is 44.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MTFDDAK256MAY-1AH12ABHA 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 278MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 297MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,692 samples)
Min Avg Max
302 Read 384 438
286 Write 363 413
229 Mixed 278 311
140 SusWrite 297 398
74.3% 331 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.8 4K Read 23.4 30.7
35.2 4K Write 72.6 112
16.3 4K Mixed 32.8 44.9
116% 42.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
154 DQ Read 319 378
106 DQ Write 287 331
94.1 DQ Mixed 211 234
183% 273 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M5T6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 374 384 383 373 382 344 MB/s
Read 407
Write 388
Mixed 292
SusWrite 373
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 66.1
4K Mixed 37.6
124% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 231
203% 303 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M5T4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 202 162 158 146 145 MB/s
Read 430
Write 404
Mixed 297
SusWrite 192
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 42.5
155% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 227
198% 296 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M5T4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 382 382 376 378 382 383 MB/s
Read 415
Write 382
Mixed 291
SusWrite 380
83% 367 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 49.8
4K Mixed 28.8
96% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 233
206% 311 MB/s
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M5T4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 153 149 147 133 146 MB/s
Read 433
Write 411
Mixed 309
SusWrite 182
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 82.5
4K Mixed 39.7
138% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 231
196% 283 MB/s
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M5T4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 207 296 306 313 233 MB/s
Read 380
Write 341
Mixed 295
SusWrite 271
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 50.4
4K Mixed 29.8
104% 35.3 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 220
190% 282 MB/s
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M5T6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 217 228 195 192 184 MB/s
Read 342
Write 349
Mixed 268
SusWrite 211
66% 293 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 52.2
4K Mixed 19.7
78% 29.4 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 221
191% 284 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,326,320 SSDs tested.

Typical MTFDDAK256MAY-1AH12ABHA 256GB Builds (Compare 2,086 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

System: HP EliteBook 840 G1

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