Average Bench: 72.3% (572nd of 1026)

Based on 1,975 user benchmarks.  Model: MTFDDAV256TBN-1AR15ABHA

Good average bench

The Crucial MTFDDAV256TBN-1AR15ABHA 256GB averaged 27.7% 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 246MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 29.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MTFDDAV256TBN-1AR15ABHA 256GB is 42.5%. 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 231MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 324MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,975 samples)
Min Avg Max
312 Read 404 470
210 Write 354 470
224 Mixed 324 396
147 SusWrite 231 318
73.7% 328 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.8 4K Read 20.2 27.6
24.5 4K Write 67.1 108
13.6 4K Mixed 29.1 40.2
103% 38.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
73 DQ Read 211 236
74.5 DQ Write 247 324
52.7 DQ Mixed 246 307
181% 235 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
110GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0T12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 467 189 152 152 152 MB/s
Read 464
Write 350
Mixed 394
SusWrite 263
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 39.2
148% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 307
223% 286 MB/s
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0T12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 351 317 149 114 153 MB/s
Read 400
Write 348
Mixed 345
SusWrite 239
75% 333 MB/s
4K Read 8.9
4K Write 66.9
4K Mixed 32.3
90% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 303
220% 282 MB/s
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0T12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 280 329 314 174 147 152 MB/s
Read 415
Write 325
Mixed 327
SusWrite 233
73% 325 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 43.6
4K Mixed 26
85% 29.6 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 279
201% 258 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0T14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 201 144 131 141 139 MB/s
Read 404
Write 323
Mixed 292
SusWrite 173
67% 298 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 55.8
4K Mixed 27.5
96% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 302
212% 264 MB/s
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0T14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 306 306 188 148 147 MB/s
Read 266
Write 331
Mixed 290
SusWrite 233
63% 280 MB/s
4K Read 14.3
4K Write 36
4K Mixed 19.8
66% 23.4 MB/s
DQ Read 225
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 285
208% 269 MB/s
30GB free
Firmware: HPC0T14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 355 367 195 152 154 MB/s
Read 347
Write 343
Mixed 296
SusWrite 254
70% 310 MB/s
4K Read 9.5
4K Write 36.3
4K Mixed 14.8
53% 20.2 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 37
DQ Mixed 59.3
48% 69.8 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,419,242 SSDs tested.

Typical MTFDDAV256TBN-1AR15ABHA 256GB Builds (Compare 2,436 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: HP EliteBook 840 G5

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