Average Bench: 91.2% (304th of 1058)

Based on 1,880 user benchmarks.  Model: MTFDDAK256MBF-1AN1ZABHA

Excellent average bench

The Crucial MTFDDAK256MBF-1AN1ZABHA 256GB averaged just 8.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial MTFDDAK256MBF-1AN1ZABHA 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 221MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 37.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MTFDDAK256MBF-1AN1ZABHA 256GB is 41.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MTFDDAK256MBF-1AN1ZABHA 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 321MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 331MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,880 samples)
Min Avg Max
332 Read 401 446
277 Write 363 415
255 Mixed 321 358
231 SusWrite 331 401
79.6% 354 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 4K Read 26.6 32.8
45.6 4K Write 84.8 117
25.4 4K Mixed 37.9 47.8
134% 49.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.2 DQ Read 322 373
108 DQ Write 288 330
45.3 DQ Mixed 221 253
189% 277 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M603
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 371 389 392 380 375 MB/s
Read 407
Write 385
Mixed 328
SusWrite 342
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 42
154% 59.9 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 250
215% 316 MB/s
95GB free
Firmware: M603
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 294 294 297 298 282 MB/s
Read 411
Write 324
Mixed 261
SusWrite 292
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 72.1
4K Mixed 33.7
120% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 154
136% 199 MB/s
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M603
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 301 300 297 295 296 MB/s
Read 408
Write 310
Mixed 331
SusWrite 248
73% 324 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 61.1
4K Mixed 35.1
118% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 187
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 130
133% 212 MB/s
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M603
SusWrite @10s intervals: 303 279 286 291 294 294 MB/s
Read 390
Write 361
Mixed 307
SusWrite 291
76% 337 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 40.3
4K Mixed 28.1
91% 30.2 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 173
154% 239 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M603
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 408 391 383 392 367 MB/s
Read 306
Write 300
Mixed 263
SusWrite 389
71% 314 MB/s
4K Read 14.5
4K Write 50.9
4K Mixed 22.5
78% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 230
194% 282 MB/s
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M603
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 305 297 301 299 301 MB/s
Read 346
Write 244
Mixed 304
SusWrite 290
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 51.9
4K Mixed 30.5
98% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 139
131% 199 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M603
SusWrite @10s intervals: 281 278 275 285 278 285 MB/s
Read 304
Write 283
Mixed 244
SusWrite 280
63% 278 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 53.2
4K Mixed 24
85% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 31.2
DQ Write 91.4
DQ Mixed 42.2
38% 54.9 MB/s
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Typical MTFDDAK256MBF-1AN1ZABHA 256GB Builds (Compare 4,156 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

System: HP Z440 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 9% - Terrible Total price: $440

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