Average Bench: 81.8% (400th of 1016)

Based on 642 user benchmarks.  Model: Micron_M500_MTFDDAK480MAV

Very good average bench

The Micron_M500_MTFDDAK480MAV 480GB averaged just 18.2% 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 155MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 83.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Micron_M500_MTFDDAK480MAV 480GB is 39%. 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 262MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 333MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 642 samples)
Min Avg Max
323 Read 405 489
280 Write 373 424
273 Mixed 333 446
99.2 SusWrite 262 405
77.2% 343 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.8 4K Read 22.5 26.8
30.7 4K Write 83.3 119
15.7 4K Mixed 30.9 39.2
118% 45.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26 DQ Read 284 340
105 DQ Write 273 332
33.2 DQ Mixed 155 191
150% 237 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
269GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 292 285 271 266 282 MB/s
Read 432
Write 418
Mixed 351
SusWrite 280
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 38.5
150% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 187
178% 279 MB/s
334GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 366 364 366 369 361 352 MB/s
Read 404
Write 388
Mixed 327
SusWrite 363
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 30.9
4K Mixed 20.8
68% 22.8 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 157
149% 232 MB/s
443GB free
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 353 353 342 347 358 MB/s
Read 304
Write 330
Mixed 295
SusWrite 349
72% 319 MB/s
4K Read 6.2
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 7.6
65% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 184
176% 276 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 301 288 300 283 290 MB/s
Read 373
Write 356
Mixed 313
SusWrite 300
76% 336 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 20.5
51% 12.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,680,918 SSDs tested.

Typical Micron_M500_MTFDDAK480MAV 480GB Builds (Compare 606 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

System: Powerspec Gseries

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $521

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