Average Bench: 91.2% (285th of 1040)

Based on 721 user benchmarks.  Models: Micron_M600_MTFDDAK256MBF, Micron_M600_MTFDDAK256MB

Excellent average bench

The Micron M600 256GB averaged just 8.7% 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 37.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Micron M600 256GB is 42.4%. 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 336MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 339MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 721 samples)
Min Avg Max
322 Read 420 466
292 Write 407 464
259 Mixed 336 373
231 SusWrite 339 442
84.5% 375 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.6 4K Read 26.3 32
43.3 4K Write 80.8 113
21.4 4K Mixed 37.1 47
130% 48.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
133 DQ Read 302 379
164 DQ Write 300 361
106 DQ Mixed 217 259
186% 273 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 304 293 294 297 296 MB/s
Read 422
Write 427
Mixed 350
SusWrite 311
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 84.3
4K Mixed 39.3
137% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 254
204% 286 MB/s
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 397 420 316 288 289 MB/s
Read 405
Write 397
Mixed 317
SusWrite 354
83% 368 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 73
4K Mixed 37.5
127% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 34.8
97% 207 MB/s
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 396 395 438 267 247 262 MB/s
Read 400
Write 403
Mixed 326
SusWrite 334
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 66.3
4K Mixed 32.5
114% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 220
193% 289 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 283 295 302 304 303 MB/s
Read 430
Write 438
Mixed 349
SusWrite 291
85% 377 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 60.1
4K Mixed 32.4
112% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 153
158% 257 MB/s
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 442 450 429 422 422 MB/s
Read 414
Write 414
Mixed 344
SusWrite 433
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 49.1
4K Mixed 26.3
88% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 253
196% 267 MB/s
201GB free
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 322 330 330 332 334 MB/s
Read 322
Write 327
Mixed 288
SusWrite 326
71% 316 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 55.5
4K Mixed 32
107% 37.1 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 185
149% 210 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 32,764,687 SSDs tested.

Typical M600 256GB Builds (Compare 74 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Asus UX303LB

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