Average Bench: 147% (160th of 1072)

Based on 505 user benchmarks.  Model: Micron MTFDKCD256TFK

Outstanding average bench

The Micron MTFDKCD256TFK 256GB averaged 47.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Micron MTFDKCD256TFK 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 525MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,099MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Micron MTFDKCD256TFK 256GB is 143%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Micron MTFDKCD256TFK 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 84.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 665MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 505 samples)
Min Avg Max
328 Read 913 1,423
301 Write 1,099 1,789
403 Mixed 903 1,416
312 SusWrite 665 1,050
202% 895 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.3 4K Read 37.9 56.7
21.4 4K Write 84.5 162
15.1 4K Mixed 44.3 68.5
159% 55.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
245 DQ Read 609 826
87.1 DQ Write 352 853
148 DQ Mixed 525 974
379% 496 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1004V5LN
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1097 1156 912 957 849 626 MB/s
Read 791
Write 1,228
Mixed 849
SusWrite 933
216% 950 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 55.7
212% 77.5 MB/s
DQ Read 798
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 615
434% 562 MB/s
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0002V5LN
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1253 1030 1131 796 1064 859 MB/s
Read 867
Write 463
Mixed 1,027
SusWrite 1,022
191% 845 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 73.4
4K Mixed 46
157% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 548
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 456
334% 442 MB/s
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1004V5LN
SusWrite @10s intervals: 633 623 539 515 429 370 MB/s
Read 857
Write 1,576
Mixed 1,081
SusWrite 518
229% 1,008 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 93.2
4K Mixed 60.7
190% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 585
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 435
314% 414 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 7003V5LN
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 205 206 207 206 207 MB/s
Read 888
Write 206
Mixed 279
SusWrite 206
86% 395 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 35.4
164% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 236
180% 246 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1004V5LN
SusWrite @10s intervals: 810 907 1025 778 710 720 MB/s
Read 465
Write 482
Mixed 448
SusWrite 825
126% 555 MB/s
4K Read 8.4
4K Write 73.7
4K Mixed 8.8
63% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 449
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 330
236% 309 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,598,237 SSDs tested

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Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
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Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 82TS

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