Average Bench: 90.2% (315th of 1058)

Based on 2,211 user benchmarks.  Model: MTFDDAK256MBF-1AN1ZABHA

Excellent average bench

The Crucial MTFDDAK256MBF-1AN1ZABHA 256GB averaged just 9.7% 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 220MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 37.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MTFDDAK256MBF-1AN1ZABHA 256GB is 38.7%. 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 319MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 327MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,211 samples)
Min Avg Max
334 Read 401 445
277 Write 363 413
252 Mixed 319 357
227 SusWrite 327 401
79.3% 352 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.6 4K Read 26.4 32.6
46.3 4K Write 82.2 114
25.1 4K Mixed 37.2 47.3
131% 48.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
71.7 DQ Read 322 373
115 DQ Write 289 329
65.8 DQ Mixed 220 253
188% 277 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M603
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 320 292 288 292 287 MB/s
Read 439
Write 382
Mixed 348
SusWrite 309
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 41.9
147% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 250
213% 313 MB/s
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M603
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 388 384 387 388 391 MB/s
Read 411
Write 387
Mixed 328
SusWrite 386
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 75.8
4K Mixed 37.2
130% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 252
214% 315 MB/s
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M603
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 391 391 402 406 369 MB/s
Read 419
Write 386
Mixed 336
SusWrite 381
86% 381 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 51.8
4K Mixed 32
105% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 248
213% 314 MB/s
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M603
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 384 394 396 296 291 MB/s
Read 420
Write 392
Mixed 332
SusWrite 358
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 54
4K Mixed 30.9
104% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 251
215% 316 MB/s
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M603
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 302 297 296 296 299 MB/s
Read 410
Write 242
Mixed 337
SusWrite 284
71% 318 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 55.3
4K Mixed 30.7
107% 37.1 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 238
205% 303 MB/s
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M603
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 316 347 349 322 334 MB/s
Read 408
Write 354
Mixed 291
SusWrite 329
78% 346 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 38
4K Mixed 36.2
110% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 70.2
DQ Mixed 150
126% 191 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 51,465,604 SSDs tested.

Typical MTFDDAK256MBF-1AN1ZABHA 256GB Builds (Compare 5,026 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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