Average Bench: 77.8% (462nd of 1011)

Based on 741 user benchmarks.  Model: MTFDDAK256TBN-1AR1ZABHA

Good average bench

The Crucial MTFDDAK256TBN-1AR1ZABHA 256GB averaged 22.2% 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 260MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MTFDDAK256TBN-1AR1ZABHA 256GB is 33.7%. 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 240MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 335MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 741 samples)
Min Avg Max
306 Read 410 466
217 Write 377 468
225 Mixed 335 394
147 SusWrite 240 335
76.4% 340 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.6 4K Read 22.7 28
42.9 4K Write 78.1 111
19.1 4K Mixed 32.3 40.3
117% 44.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26 DQ Read 212 237
145 DQ Write 268 325
39.8 DQ Mixed 260 308
191% 247 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 458 465 195 154 151 152 MB/s
Read 417
Write 433
Mixed 364
SusWrite 262
83% 369 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 36.7
137% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 298
215% 275 MB/s
60GB free
Firmware: HPC0012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 237 151 150 142 107 116 MB/s
Read 449
Write 360
Mixed 384
SusWrite 150
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 99.7
4K Mixed 39.6
144% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 305
217% 275 MB/s
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 427 228 152 153 154 MB/s
Read 445
Write 447
Mixed 372
SusWrite 260
86% 381 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 79.4
4K Mixed 34.2
118% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 299
214% 271 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 367 312 151 151 149 MB/s
Read 440
Write 414
Mixed 353
SusWrite 247
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 31.7
108% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 288
207% 265 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 156 140 139 146 136 MB/s
Read 453
Write 382
Mixed 322
SusWrite 169
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 66.6
4K Mixed 33.4
114% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 308
216% 269 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 96 100 103 103 103 MB/s
Read 304
Write 296
Mixed 242
SusWrite 97.7
53% 235 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 39.9
4K Mixed 27.9
88% 29.4 MB/s
DQ Read 25.6
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 36.5
36% 54.6 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,105,495 SSDs tested.

Typical MTFDDAK256TBN-1AR1ZABHA 256GB Builds (Compare 2,040 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

System: HP Z240 Tower Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $459

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