Average Bench: 73.4% (564th of 1034)

Based on 548 user benchmarks.  Model: MTFDDAV256TBN

Good average bench

The Crucial MTFDDAV256TBN 256GB averaged 26.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 160MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 68.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MTFDDAV256TBN 256GB is 40.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MTFDDAV256TBN 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 212MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 171MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 548 samples)
Min Avg Max
333 Read 432 484
211 Write 380 468
167 Mixed 364 475
129 SusWrite 212 321
77.8% 347 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.39 4K Read 18.2 25.9
39.2 4K Write 68.9 95
12 4K Mixed 24.2 37.6
95% 37.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.7 DQ Read 171 236
68.8 DQ Write 223 312
14.7 DQ Mixed 160 305
131% 185 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0MA003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 371 375 420 439 311 144 MB/s
Read 421
Write 386
Mixed 373
SusWrite 344
86% 381 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 60.3
4K Mixed 27.9
97% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 300
218% 279 MB/s
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0MA020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 189 139 137 139 134 MB/s
Read 448
Write 331
Mixed 380
SusWrite 171
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 77.5
4K Mixed 35.5
125% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 231
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 304
216% 272 MB/s
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0MA003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 371 363 149 149 151 MB/s
Read 410
Write 386
Mixed 348
SusWrite 243
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 84.8
4K Mixed 33.1
108% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 271
188% 234 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0MA003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 145 138 141 143 134 MB/s
Read 446
Write 425
Mixed 353
SusWrite 141
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 88.5
4K Mixed 19.5
110% 44.4 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 145
111% 152 MB/s
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0MA003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 145 139 139 140 138 MB/s
Read 399
Write 282
Mixed 261
SusWrite 144
60% 272 MB/s
4K Read 13.4
4K Write 66.6
4K Mixed 19.6
81% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 255
187% 243 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0MA003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 141 141 142 141 143 MB/s
Read 403
Write 176
Mixed 161
SusWrite 142
49% 221 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 61.5
4K Mixed 20.9
86% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 140
110% 152 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0MA003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 140 147 141 129 143 MB/s
Read 408
Write 390
Mixed 352
SusWrite 139
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 66.4
4K Mixed 13.8
81% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 178
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 137
109% 153 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0MA003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 119 293 242 139 139 MB/s
Read 301
Write 271
Mixed 232
SusWrite 201
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 9.3
4K Write 47.6
4K Mixed 14.9
58% 23.9 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 268
194% 249 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,490,274 SSDs tested.

Typical MTFDDAV256TBN 256GB Builds (Compare 234 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

System: Asus GL502VM

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