Average Bench: 79.4% (419th of 1003)

Based on 593 user benchmarks.  Model: MTFDDAK256TBN-1AR1ZABHA

Good average bench

The Crucial MTFDDAK256TBN-1AR1ZABHA 256GB averaged 20.6% 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 202MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 78.1MB/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 244MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 185MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 593 samples)
Min Avg Max
322 Read 428 488
253 Write 389 475
230 Mixed 362 480
147 SusWrite 244 358
79.9% 356 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.9 4K Read 22.9 27.8
44.7 4K Write 78.1 111
15.8 4K Mixed 30.4 40.1
115% 43.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.8 DQ Read 185 236
83.7 DQ Write 245 325
16.5 DQ Mixed 202 308
156% 211 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 458 451 207 155 154 155 MB/s
Read 441
Write 434
Mixed 378
SusWrite 263
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 31.8
131% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 304
222% 285 MB/s
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 443 215 145 139 151 MB/s
Read 444
Write 464
Mixed 381
SusWrite 254
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 31.6
130% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 302
222% 288 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 145 141 149 128 128 MB/s
Read 469
Write 308
Mixed 261
SusWrite 172
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 37.3
147% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 258
192% 251 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 138 141 141 151 141 MB/s
Read 446
Write 286
Mixed 332
SusWrite 146
67% 303 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 90.8
4K Mixed 37.8
137% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 308
214% 267 MB/s
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 302 338 128 146 143 MB/s
Read 304
Write 339
Mixed 349
SusWrite 233
69% 306 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 92.3
4K Mixed 29.3
121% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 297
214% 272 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 145 151 153 151 146 MB/s
Read 408
Write 369
Mixed 341
SusWrite 149
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 86.9
4K Mixed 29.1
116% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 107
96% 147 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,097,240 SSDs tested.

Typical MTFDDAK256TBN-1AR1ZABHA 256GB Builds (Compare 1,653 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

System: HP Z240 Tower Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $278

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