Average Bench: 89.6% (292nd of 1026)

Based on 625 user benchmarks.  Models: Micron_M600_MTFDDAK256MBF, Micron_M600_MTFDDAK256MB

Very good average bench

The Micron M600 256GB averaged just 10.3% 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 193MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Micron M600 256GB is 43.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Micron M600 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 342MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 344MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 625 samples)
Min Avg Max
332 Read 432 518
295 Write 404 464
266 Mixed 344 410
230 SusWrite 342 442
85.5% 380 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.6 4K Read 26.1 31.9
37.5 4K Write 77.4 110
15.5 4K Mixed 34.9 46.4
125% 46.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.7 DQ Read 282 379
92.8 DQ Write 281 361
16.9 DQ Mixed 193 258
170% 252 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 431 432 440 442 441 MB/s
Read 445
Write 429
Mixed 360
SusWrite 433
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 42.8
149% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 256
220% 323 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 300 286 290 295 283 MB/s
Read 462
Write 473
Mixed 376
SusWrite 300
91% 403 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 47.8
171% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 258
225% 333 MB/s
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 415 415 414 416 419 MB/s
Read 414
Write 392
Mixed 338
SusWrite 413
88% 389 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 87.8
4K Mixed 40.2
141% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 240
200% 289 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 288 293 294 279 282 MB/s
Read 408
Write 291
Mixed 267
SusWrite 287
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 76.1
4K Mixed 34.9
122% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 157
138% 203 MB/s
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 387 311 306 307 308 MB/s
Read 366
Write 370
Mixed 308
SusWrite 331
78% 344 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 66
4K Mixed 27.1
100% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 254
206% 293 MB/s
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 285 293 333 304 285 252 MB/s
Read 315
Write 330
Mixed 277
SusWrite 292
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 56.6
4K Mixed 18.1
81% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 219
176% 248 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,700,179 SSDs tested.

Typical M600 256GB Builds (Compare 307 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

System: Asus UX303LB

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