Average Bench: 82.3% (437th of 1058)

Based on 991 user benchmarks.  Model: Micron_M500_MTFDDAK480MAV

Very good average bench

The Micron_M500_MTFDDAK480MAV 480GB averaged just 17.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Micron_M500_MTFDDAK480MAV 480GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 175MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 83.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Micron_M500_MTFDDAK480MAV 480GB is 40.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Micron_M500_MTFDDAK480MAV 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 272MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 324MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 991 samples)
Min Avg Max
335 Read 399 434
309 Write 374 418
285 Mixed 324 349
101 SusWrite 272 409
76.8% 342 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.3 4K Read 22.5 26.5
27.6 4K Write 83.2 114
18.6 4K Mixed 31.9 38.7
119% 45.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
219 DQ Read 310 340
177 DQ Write 285 331
134 DQ Mixed 175 192
165% 256 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
408GB free
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 414 416 413 415 416 MB/s
Read 433
Write 418
Mixed 346
SusWrite 415
91% 403 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 35.9
132% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 186
177% 277 MB/s
247GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 361 330 332 322 313 307 MB/s
Read 411
Write 379
Mixed 330
SusWrite 328
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 47.6
4K Mixed 32.1
104% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 81.2
DQ Mixed 142
121% 184 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,403,532 SSDs tested.

Typical Micron_M500_MTFDDAK480MAV 480GB Builds (Compare 382 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 53%

System: Powerspec Gseries

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $599

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