Average Bench: 76.8% (524th of 1058)

Based on 2,097 user benchmarks.  Model: MTFDDAK256TBN-1AR1ZABHA

Good average bench

The Crucial MTFDDAK256TBN-1AR1ZABHA 256GB averaged 23.1% 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 254MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 31.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MTFDDAK256TBN-1AR1ZABHA 256GB is 37.7%. 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 237MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 330MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,097 samples)
Min Avg Max
318 Read 413 465
195 Write 370 464
177 Mixed 330 391
142 SusWrite 237 356
75.8% 338 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.3 4K Read 22.5 27.9
39 4K Write 76.6 111
17.4 4K Mixed 31.7 40.3
115% 43.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.4 DQ Read 210 236
83.4 DQ Write 256 325
36.3 DQ Mixed 254 307
186% 240 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
170GB free
Firmware: HPC0012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 458 461 442 150 151 MB/s
Read 452
Write 407
Mixed 388
SusWrite 349
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 70
4K Mixed 33.1
116% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 303
216% 273 MB/s
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 404 336 150 151 149 MB/s
Read 399
Write 398
Mixed 350
SusWrite 247
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 97.4
4K Mixed 36.4
136% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 292
200% 245 MB/s
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 397 316 149 148 144 MB/s
Read 345
Write 432
Mixed 352
SusWrite 242
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 88.4
4K Mixed 36.3
130% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 231
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 288
201% 251 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 446 230 152 154 153 MB/s
Read 444
Write 449
Mixed 382
SusWrite 259
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 58.9
4K Mixed 31.1
104% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 302
222% 287 MB/s
43GB free
Firmware: HPC0014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 332 316 142 144 145 MB/s
Read 393
Write 277
Mixed 277
SusWrite 230
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 60.1
4K Mixed 28.5
94% 35.2 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 292
204% 254 MB/s
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 339 112 43 263 137 MB/s
Read 351
Write 274
Mixed 229
SusWrite 193
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 12.9
4K Write 63.7
4K Mixed 25.7
86% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 295
209% 263 MB/s
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 147 147 151 135 127 MB/s
Read 435
Write 198
Mixed 148
SusWrite 140
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 79.4
4K Mixed 22.6
102% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 108
92% 134 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,247,471 SSDs tested.

Typical MTFDDAK256TBN-1AR1ZABHA 256GB Builds (Compare 1,891 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

System: HP Z240 Tower Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $340

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