Average Bench: 735% (3rd of 1080)

Based on 744 user benchmarks.  Models: CT4000T700SSD5, CT4000T700SSD3, NVMe CT4000T700SSD3

The Crucial T700 is one of the first PCIe 5.0 SSDs, offering peak data rates double those of PCIe 4.0. The T700 can reach staggering burst sequential read and write speeds of 15 and 12 GB/s. However, out of cache performance still lies within PCIe 4.0 limits so the T700 doesn’t have a PCIe 5.0 advantage during sustained workloads. At current prices (1TB = $140, 2TB = $270, 4TB = $370) the T700 may be of interest to users looking for almost unparalleled burst performance, though most users won’t notice much improvement compared to the WD Black SN850X because of other bottlenecks in in a typical system. [Jun '24 SSDrivePro]

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial T700 M.2 4TB averaged 634.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial T700 M.2 4TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,522MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 6,092MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial T700 M.2 4TB is 580%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Crucial T700 M.2 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 235MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 94.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 744 samples)
Min Avg Max
3,538 Read 6,026 7,655
1,460 Write 6,092 8,214
1,161 Mixed 3,358 3,955
1,242 SusWrite 4,851 7376
1,141% 5,082 MB/s
Min Avg Max
55.1 4K Read 94.5 94.6
67.7 4K Write 235 363
62.3 4K Mixed 123 149
426% 151 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1,110 DQ Read 1,767 2,321
351 DQ Write 1,235 1,901
687 DQ Mixed 1,522 2,067
1,131% 1,508 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
2TB free
Firmware: PACR5103 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8140 3594 3475 3448 3414 3484 MB/s
Read 7,446
Write 8,359
Mixed 3,908
SusWrite 4,259
1,344% 5,993 MB/s
4K Read 90
4K Write 354
4K Mixed 148
513% 197 MB/s
DQ Read 2,389
DQ Write 1,873
DQ Mixed 2,129
1,594% 2,130 MB/s
3TB free (System drive)
Firmware: PACR5103 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5181 5138 5183 5143 5143 5186 MB/s
Read 5,118
Write 5,281
Mixed 3,523
SusWrite 5,162
1,075% 4,771 MB/s
4K Read 94
4K Write 327
4K Mixed 146
503% 189 MB/s
DQ Read 2,280
DQ Write 1,776
DQ Mixed 1,989
1,499% 2,015 MB/s
3.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: PACR5102 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5758 5570 5731 5863 5857 5846 MB/s
Read 6,342
Write 6,664
Mixed 3469
SusWrite 5,771
1,251% 5,561 MB/s
4K Read 62.1
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 83.7
269% 91.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,854
DQ Write 1,019
DQ Mixed 1,641
1,166% 1,504 MB/s
3TB free (System drive)
Firmware: PACR5103 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5776 5542 5720 5702 4968 1662 MB/s
Read 6,252
Write 6638
Mixed 3,660
SusWrite 4895
1,205% 5,361 MB/s
4K Read 60.2
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 83.4
269% 92.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,530
DQ Write 1,005
DQ Mixed 1,360
990% 1,299 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: PACR5102 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3179 3974 3860 1287 1323 1262 MB/s
Read 4,385
Write 4,534
Mixed 2,741
SusWrite 2,481
793% 3,535 MB/s
4K Read 78.3
4K Write 188
4K Mixed 109
358% 125 MB/s
DQ Read 1,205
DQ Write 642
DQ Mixed 950
699% 932 MB/s
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MSRP ≈ $600 @ launch in May '23
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Typical T700 M.2 4TB Builds (Compare 536 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
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Gaming 459%
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Desktop 127%
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Workstation
Workstation 609%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS Z790 DARK HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $2,857

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