Average Bench: 78% (463rd of 1016)

Based on 901 user benchmarks.  Model: MTFDDAK256TBN-1AR1ZABHA

Good average bench

The Crucial MTFDDAK256TBN-1AR1ZABHA 256GB averaged 22.0% 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 264MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 78.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MTFDDAK256TBN-1AR1ZABHA 256GB is 34.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Crucial MTFDDAK256TBN-1AR1ZABHA 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 242MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 337MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 901 samples)
Min Avg Max
307 Read 410 465
225 Write 377 468
242 Mixed 337 392
149 SusWrite 242 344
76.7% 342 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.4 4K Read 22.5 27.8
45.7 4K Write 78.7 111
19.2 4K Mixed 32.3 40.1
117% 44.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.1 DQ Read 215 237
109 DQ Write 267 325
40.8 DQ Mixed 264 307
193% 249 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
57GB free
Firmware: HPC0012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 401 255 154 154 153 MB/s
Read 464
Write 480
Mixed 400
SusWrite 258
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 93
4K Mixed 37.4
137% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 304
224% 289 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 311 313 184 149 151 MB/s
Read 393
Write 368
Mixed 337
SusWrite 235
75% 333 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 57.2
4K Mixed 31.2
103% 36.6 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 305
222% 286 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 306 319 296 163 134 MB/s
Read 405
Write 401
Mixed 339
SusWrite 211
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 90.3
4K Mixed 28.2
111% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 27.1
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 37.1
42% 66.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,627,283 SSDs tested.

Typical MTFDDAK256TBN-1AR1ZABHA 256GB Builds (Compare 2,259 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

System: HP Z240 Tower Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $299

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