Average Bench: 78.5% (495th of 1058)

Based on 209 user benchmarks.  Model: MTFDDAV256MAZ-1AE12ABHA

Good average bench

The Crucial MTFDDAV256MAZ-1AE12ABHA 256GB averaged 21.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial MTFDDAV256MAZ-1AE12ABHA 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 146MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 75.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MTFDDAV256MAZ-1AE12ABHA 256GB is 37.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MTFDDAV256MAZ-1AE12ABHA 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 259MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 278MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 209 samples)
Min Avg Max
314 Read 401 486
247 Write 305 328
225 Mixed 278 377
126 SusWrite 259 319
69.7% 311 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.6 4K Read 22.6 29.9
37.6 4K Write 75.8 115
13.9 4K Mixed 29.4 41.3
112% 42.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.9 DQ Read 265 324
86 DQ Write 264 315
15.9 DQ Mixed 146 207
142% 225 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M1T6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 304 301 298 299 298 MB/s
Read 436
Write 310
Mixed 273
SusWrite 298
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 97.1
4K Mixed 40.8
147% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 156
149% 232 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M1T6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 188 186 186 185 188 MB/s
Read 439
Write 321
Mixed 297
SusWrite 194
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 95.1
4K Mixed 39.5
143% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 140
154% 260 MB/s
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M1T4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 159 223 257 240 281 MB/s
Read 346
Write 302
Mixed 237
SusWrite 237
63% 280 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 65.4
4K Mixed 24.1
93% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 186
165% 245 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,318,861 SSDs tested.

Typical MTFDDAV256MAZ-1AE12ABHA 256GB Builds (Compare 8,239 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus H110M-K

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $360

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