Average Bench: 90.3% (312th of 1058)

Based on 890 user benchmarks.  Models: Micron_M600_MTFDDAK256MBF, Micron_M600_MTFDDAK256MB

Excellent average bench

The Micron M600 256GB averaged just 9.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Micron M600 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 217MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Micron M600 256GB is 43%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Micron M600 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 333MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 338MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 890 samples)
Min Avg Max
327 Read 417 467
292 Write 403 463
252 Mixed 333 374
238 SusWrite 338 440
83.9% 373 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.1 4K Read 25.9 32.3
40 4K Write 79.6 115
19.2 4K Mixed 36.5 47
128% 47.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
139 DQ Read 305 380
121 DQ Write 293 357
99.3 DQ Mixed 217 258
186% 272 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
343GB free
Firmware: LN01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 263 260 259 259 258 MB/s
Read 450
Write 326
Mixed 215
SusWrite 265
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 37.6
152% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 187
158% 235 MB/s
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 361 324 323 337 347 MB/s
Read 358
Write 352
Mixed 307
SusWrite 345
77% 340 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 36.9
4K Mixed 23.9
78% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 250
212% 312 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,399,705 SSDs tested.

Typical M600 256GB Builds (Compare 1,435 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Asus X555LB

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