Average Bench: 77.5% (531st of 1074)

Based on 2,468 user benchmarks.  Model: MTFDDAK256TBN-1AR1ZABHA

Good average bench

The Crucial MTFDDAK256TBN-1AR1ZABHA 256GB averaged 22.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial MTFDDAK256TBN-1AR1ZABHA 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 265MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 78.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MTFDDAK256TBN-1AR1ZABHA 256GB is 40.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MTFDDAK256TBN-1AR1ZABHA 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 234MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 334MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,468 samples)
Min Avg Max
317 Read 414 466
195 Write 378 474
161 Mixed 334 398
141 SusWrite 234 341
76.3% 340 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.6 4K Read 22.5 28
38.3 4K Write 78.3 117
18.9 4K Mixed 32.1 41.1
117% 44.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
130 DQ Read 219 236
105 DQ Write 265 325
85.1 DQ Mixed 265 308
193% 250 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 329 444 301 147 148 150 MB/s
Read 456
Write 446
Mixed 386
SusWrite 253
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 71.9
4K Mixed 33.5
116% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 297
214% 273 MB/s
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 384 422 150 151 151 MB/s
Read 343
Write 446
Mixed 369
SusWrite 241
79% 350 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 81.9
4K Mixed 36.5
130% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 308
224% 288 MB/s
238GB free
Firmware: HPC0012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 153 153 127 69 140 MB/s
Read 445
Write 449
Mixed 387
SusWrite 157
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 71.2
4K Mixed 31.9
112% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 307
223% 286 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 147 142 145 145 144 MB/s
Read 440
Write 320
Mixed 242
SusWrite 145
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 40
4K Mixed 17.6
71% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 118
95% 134 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,945,273 SSDs tested

Typical MTFDDAK256TBN-1AR1ZABHA 256GB Builds (Compare 3,210 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: HP Z240 Tower Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $180

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