Average Bench: 90.2% (316th of 1058)

Based on 974 user benchmarks.  Models: Micron_M600_MTFDDAK256MBF, Micron_M600_MTFDDAK256MB

Excellent average bench

The Micron M600 256GB averaged just 9.8% 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 218MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.6MB/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 334MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 974 samples)
Min Avg Max
327 Read 417 467
292 Write 402 464
251 Mixed 333 374
234 SusWrite 334 439
83.6% 372 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.9 4K Read 26 32.4
40 4K Write 79.3 115
20 4K Mixed 36.6 47.2
128% 47.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
157 DQ Read 309 380
125 DQ Write 293 360
109 DQ Mixed 218 258
186% 273 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
238GB free
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 467 468 471 473 473 MB/s
Read 434
Write 442
Mixed 382
SusWrite 470
98% 432 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 96.7
4K Mixed 43.8
154% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 256
219% 322 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 429 443 442 371 302 MB/s
Read 453
Write 456
Mixed 364
SusWrite 396
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 81.9
4K Mixed 41.1
139% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 258
224% 331 MB/s
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 437 339 288 283 271 MB/s
Read 397
Write 426
Mixed 340
SusWrite 333
84% 374 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 96.5
4K Mixed 41.7
148% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 253
219% 324 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 394 384 375 380 379 348 MB/s
Read 429
Write 338
Mixed 337
SusWrite 377
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 40
4K Mixed 21.8
91% 29.8 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 71.6
DQ Mixed 133
118% 187 MB/s
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 323 318 278 258 273 286 MB/s
Read 346
Write 339
Mixed 298
SusWrite 290
72% 318 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 54.7
4K Mixed 23.5
85% 31.8 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 255
214% 310 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 55,018,426 SSDs tested.

Typical M600 256GB Builds (Compare 183 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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