Average Bench: 82.5% (408th of 1037)

Based on 814 user benchmarks.  Model: Micron_M500_MTFDDAK480MAV

Very good average bench

The Micron_M500_MTFDDAK480MAV 480GB averaged just 17.4% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 172MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 83.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Micron_M500_MTFDDAK480MAV 480GB is 39.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Micron_M500_MTFDDAK480MAV 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 273MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 323MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 814 samples)
Min Avg Max
324 Read 400 433
286 Write 373 417
279 Mixed 323 348
103 SusWrite 273 406
76.9% 342 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.9 4K Read 22.6 26.7
28.2 4K Write 83.2 118
18.8 4K Mixed 32 39.1
119% 45.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
219 DQ Read 307 340
177 DQ Write 286 331
118 DQ Mixed 172 191
163% 255 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
211GB free
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 350 407 413 411 413 MB/s
Read 433
Write 418
Mixed 343
SusWrite 386
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 39.3
153% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 187
179% 281 MB/s
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 266 246 220 206 209 MB/s
Read 395
Write 373
Mixed 323
SusWrite 248
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 34.5
133% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 189
178% 278 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 239 49 38 27 27 MB/s
Read 359
Write 342
Mixed 299
SusWrite 94.1
61% 273 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 70.7
4K Mixed 26.8
99% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 181
173% 271 MB/s
244GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 242 250 220 237 220 172 MB/s
Read 371
Write 217
Mixed 301
SusWrite 224
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 8.8
4K Write 21.5
4K Mixed 17.8
48% 16 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 161
138% 203 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,802,432 SSDs tested.

Typical Micron_M500_MTFDDAK480MAV 480GB Builds (Compare 197 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

System: Powerspec Gseries

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $595

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