Average Bench: 72.8% (591st of 1053)

Based on 2,330 user benchmarks.  Model: MTFDDAV256TBN-1AR15ABHA

Good average bench

The Crucial MTFDDAV256TBN-1AR15ABHA 256GB averaged 27.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 256MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 257MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MTFDDAV256TBN-1AR15ABHA 256GB is 43.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MTFDDAV256TBN-1AR15ABHA 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 228MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 325MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,330 samples)
Min Avg Max
305 Read 400 468
209 Write 358 469
190 Mixed 325 395
142 SusWrite 228 306
73.5% 328 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10 4K Read 19.9 28.1
32.9 4K Write 69.7 112
14.6 4K Mixed 29.4 41
105% 39.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
91.1 DQ Read 214 236
113 DQ Write 257 324
108 DQ Mixed 256 308
187% 242 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0T12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 482 483 170 149 152 151 MB/s
Read 468
Write 356
Mixed 402
SusWrite 265
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 41.9
155% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 288
208% 266 MB/s
210GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0T14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 304 345 192 154 155 MB/s
Read 382
Write 309
Mixed 247
SusWrite 236
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 84.3
4K Mixed 36.4
128% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 306
211% 259 MB/s
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0T14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 311 177 309 153 149 MB/s
Read 455
Write 329
Mixed 313
SusWrite 216
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 73.2
4K Mixed 34.1
118% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 24.5
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 114
99% 138 MB/s
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0T12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 360 200 255 96 255 345 MB/s
Read 393
Write 286
Mixed 211
SusWrite 252
64% 285 MB/s
4K Read 14.9
4K Write 56.7
4K Mixed 25.7
86% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 257
187% 242 MB/s
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0T12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 346 343 334 148 145 149 MB/s
Read 389
Write 355
Mixed 325
SusWrite 244
74% 328 MB/s
4K Read 13.6
4K Write 56.1
4K Mixed 25.9
84% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 296
211% 266 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0T14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 355 320 143 149 151 MB/s
Read 380
Write 364
Mixed 334
SusWrite 246
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 13.3
4K Write 35.7
4K Mixed 18.9
63% 22.6 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 294
211% 268 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,782,635 SSDs tested.

Typical MTFDDAV256TBN-1AR15ABHA 256GB Builds (Compare 1,142 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: HP EliteBook 840 G5

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