Average Bench: 86.3% (335th of 1026)

Based on 489 user benchmarks.  Model: MTFDDAK512MAY-1AE1ZABHA

Very good average bench

The Crucial MTFDDAK512MAY-1AE1ZABHA 512GB averaged just 13.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial MTFDDAK512MAY-1AE1ZABHA 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 184MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 282MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MTFDDAK512MAY-1AE1ZABHA 512GB is 40%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MTFDDAK512MAY-1AE1ZABHA 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 293MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 323MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 489 samples)
Min Avg Max
317 Read 399 488
295 Write 373 421
228 Mixed 293 444
175 SusWrite 323 396
78% 347 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.5 4K Read 24 29.8
40.5 4K Write 80.2 117
16.9 4K Mixed 32.8 43.3
121% 45.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.1 DQ Read 297 375
101 DQ Write 282 329
18.2 DQ Mixed 184 226
167% 254 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
352GB free
Firmware: M504
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 394 389 404 406 391 MB/s
Read 404
Write 372
Mixed 283
SusWrite 394
82% 363 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 41.4
154% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 206
176% 257 MB/s
477GB free
Firmware: M506
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 316 317 316 322 322 MB/s
Read 442
Write 419
Mixed 300
SusWrite 319
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 42.8
154% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 223
200% 303 MB/s
263GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M506
SusWrite @10s intervals: 366 337 342 326 320 317 MB/s
Read 391
Write 354
Mixed 269
SusWrite 335
76% 337 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 40.7
153% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 226
202% 306 MB/s
437GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M504
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 372 356 355 355 364 MB/s
Read 399
Write 380
Mixed 264
SusWrite 362
79% 351 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 84.9
4K Mixed 37.2
128% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 223
196% 293 MB/s
336GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M506
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 373 372 380 387 377 MB/s
Read 394
Write 402
Mixed 303
SusWrite 378
83% 369 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 72.4
4K Mixed 35.9
123% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 222
199% 301 MB/s
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M506
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 291 314 316 314 303 MB/s
Read 346
Write 309
Mixed 244
SusWrite 308
68% 302 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 93.3
4K Mixed 39.7
144% 53.9 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 206
183% 277 MB/s
400GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M506
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 366 363 362 360 362 MB/s
Read 410
Write 386
Mixed 302
SusWrite 363
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 49.1
4K Mixed 28.2
94% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 224
192% 280 MB/s
349GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M506
SusWrite @10s intervals: 312 376 371 372 373 329 MB/s
Read 398
Write 379
Mixed 280
SusWrite 356
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 46.2
4K Mixed 27.6
91% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 224
202% 307 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,623,682 SSDs tested.

Typical MTFDDAK512MAY-1AE1ZABHA 512GB Builds (Compare 10,479 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $345

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