Average Bench: 61.7% (768th of 1058)

Based on 151 user benchmarks.  Model: Micron_M500_MTFDDAK120MAV

Above average average bench

The Micron_M500_MTFDDAK120MAV 120GB averaged 38.3% 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 111MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 68.6MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Micron_M500_MTFDDAK120MAV 120GB is 28.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Micron_M500_MTFDDAK120MAV 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 113MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 132MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 151 samples)
Min Avg Max
343 Read 419 494
107 Write 132 140
171 Mixed 195 211
52.3 SusWrite 113 137
47.1% 215 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.6 4K Read 20.4 26.7
21 4K Write 68.6 110
11.6 4K Mixed 25.1 36.2
99.4% 38 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22 DQ Read 207 258
88.8 DQ Write 126 140
12.9 DQ Mixed 111 159
97.6% 148 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 131 133 132 133 133 MB/s
Read 438
Write 136
Mixed 202
SusWrite 130
50% 227 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 75.1
4K Mixed 32.1
117% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 155
126% 182 MB/s
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 85 84 83 80 81 MB/s
Read 429
Write 134
Mixed 195
SusWrite 88.2
46% 212 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 88.9
4K Mixed 32.7
126% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 135
DQ Mixed 143
121% 179 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 85 82 80 82 83 MB/s
Read 408
Write 138
Mixed 199
SusWrite 86.8
46% 208 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 90.5
4K Mixed 32.5
126% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 141
118% 175 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,494,689 SSDs tested.

Typical Micron_M500_MTFDDAK120MAV 120GB Builds (Compare 492 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: HP EliteBook 8540p

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