Average Bench: 86.6% (365th of 1058)

Based on 57 user benchmarks.  Model: MTFDDAK256MBF

Very good average bench

The Crucial MTFDDAK256MBF 256GB averaged just 13.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial MTFDDAK256MBF 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 171MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MTFDDAK256MBF 256GB is 39.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MTFDDAK256MBF 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 322MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 352MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 57 samples)
Min Avg Max
343 Read 417 497
306 Write 375 427
259 Mixed 352 459
197 SusWrite 322 391
82.4% 366 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18 4K Read 25.1 30.2
37.6 4K Write 75.9 113
16.6 4K Mixed 32.3 44.4
120% 44.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24 DQ Read 278 373
79.6 DQ Write 259 319
17.9 DQ Mixed 171 252
155% 236 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: LN01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 367 376 372 372 370 MB/s
Read 406
Write 346
Mixed 319
SusWrite 370
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 80.9
4K Mixed 33.2
123% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 252
213% 312 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LN01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 328 331 264 273 276 MB/s
Read 346
Write 324
Mixed 288
SusWrite 294
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 42.8
4K Mixed 24.5
84% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 207
173% 249 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LN01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 306 282 313 319 325 284 MB/s
Read 315
Write 323
Mixed 295
SusWrite 305
70% 310 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 51.1
4K Mixed 32.2
100% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 138
104% 139 MB/s
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LN01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 243 241 222 269 276 MB/s
Read 372
Write 319
Mixed 320
SusWrite 254
71% 316 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 49.3
4K Mixed 32
99% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 130
98% 132 MB/s
218GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LN01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 6.8 5.6 5.9 9.5 9.7 MB/s
Read 347
Write 325
Mixed 283
SusWrite 8.7
54% 241 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 36.9
4K Mixed 24.7
85% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 126
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 116
87% 117 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,965,249 SSDs tested.

Typical MTFDDAK256MBF 256GB Builds (Compare 3 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: Lenovo 30B3002YMT

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 9% - Terrible Total price: $440

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