Average Bench: 82% (390th of 1011)

Based on 559 user benchmarks.  Model: Micron_M500_MTFDDAK480MAV

Very good average bench

The Micron_M500_MTFDDAK480MAV 480GB averaged just 17.9% 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 144MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 83.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Micron_M500_MTFDDAK480MAV 480GB is 37.8%. 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 342MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 559 samples)
Min Avg Max
324 Read 411 490
293 Write 376 424
271 Mixed 342 448
97.9 SusWrite 262 408
78.1% 348 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.8 4K Read 22.5 26.8
30.8 4K Write 83.8 118
14.8 4K Mixed 30 39.1
117% 45.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.1 DQ Read 275 340
102 DQ Write 267 332
16.8 DQ Mixed 144 191
143% 229 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
84GB free
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 282 160 158 156 154 MB/s
Read 435
Write 419
Mixed 359
SusWrite 218
80% 358 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 39.6
153% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 187
178% 278 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 209 94 105 86 85 MB/s
Read 433
Write 419
Mixed 350
SusWrite 135
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 40.3
158% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 189
179% 279 MB/s
231GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 247 216 198 194 212 MB/s
Read 390
Write 370
Mixed 328
SusWrite 216
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 37.1
143% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 60.5
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 36.8
73% 138 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 151 43 55 52 41 MB/s
Read 389
Write 376
Mixed 323
SusWrite 96.3
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 66.6
4K Mixed 32.4
114% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 189
176% 273 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,367,944 SSDs tested.

Typical Micron_M500_MTFDDAK480MAV 480GB Builds (Compare 558 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: 62% - Good Total price: $579

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