Average Bench: 78.4% (447th of 1011)

Based on 674 user benchmarks.  Model: MTFDDAK256TBN-1AR1ZABHA

Good average bench

The Crucial MTFDDAK256TBN-1AR1ZABHA 256GB averaged 21.6% 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 254MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 79.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MTFDDAK256TBN-1AR1ZABHA 256GB is 33%. 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 243MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 208MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 674 samples)
Min Avg Max
314 Read 411 466
232 Write 378 468
224 Mixed 336 394
147 SusWrite 243 340
76.8% 342 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.5 4K Read 22.8 28.1
45.5 4K Write 79.7 112
20.6 4K Mixed 32.6 40.7
119% 45 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.6 DQ Read 208 237
112 DQ Write 266 326
36.8 DQ Mixed 254 308
187% 243 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 460 461 230 148 152 MB/s
Read 430
Write 458
Mixed 368
SusWrite 315
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 39.2
146% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 302
220% 284 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 312 333 314 197 152 145 MB/s
Read 455
Write 462
Mixed 393
SusWrite 242
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 65.5
4K Mixed 32.1
111% 40.4 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 308
225% 290 MB/s
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 203 139 138 137 138 MB/s
Read 436
Write 331
Mixed 341
SusWrite 169
71% 320 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 32.4
130% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 273
199% 258 MB/s
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 327 276 126 133 133 MB/s
Read 389
Write 364
Mixed 309
SusWrite 221
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 52.2
4K Mixed 24.3
86% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 291
209% 267 MB/s
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 253 234 141 141 138 MB/s
Read 334
Write 208
Mixed 299
SusWrite 191
58% 258 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 57.3
4K Mixed 25.9
88% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 219
173% 238 MB/s
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 249 232 109 106 104 MB/s
Read 340
Write 342
Mixed 308
SusWrite 169
65% 290 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 39.9
4K Mixed 15.7
66% 24 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 228
167% 217 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,616,699 SSDs tested.

Typical MTFDDAK256TBN-1AR1ZABHA 256GB Builds (Compare 1,868 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

System: HP Z240 Tower Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $299

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