Average Bench: 89.8% (291st of 1026)

Based on 1,024 user benchmarks.  Model: MTFDDAK256MBF-1AN1ZABHA

Very good average bench

The Crucial MTFDDAK256MBF-1AN1ZABHA 256GB averaged just 10.2% 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 217MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MTFDDAK256MBF-1AN1ZABHA 256GB is 40.3%. 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 320MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 332MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,024 samples)
Min Avg Max
317 Read 400 445
296 Write 366 410
253 Mixed 320 354
232 SusWrite 332 404
79.8% 355 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.1 4K Read 25.9 32
44.5 4K Write 81.8 112
23.5 4K Mixed 36.7 46.3
130% 48.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
76.4 DQ Read 318 373
104 DQ Write 285 332
43.2 DQ Mixed 217 253
186% 274 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M603
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 382 389 389 370 399 MB/s
Read 429
Write 388
Mixed 339
SusWrite 382
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 97.7
4K Mixed 43
152% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 248
209% 304 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M603
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 281 297 299 299 299 MB/s
Read 412
Write 389
Mixed 340
SusWrite 300
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 41.3
154% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 251
214% 313 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M603
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 401 401 312 301 299 MB/s
Read 415
Write 375
Mixed 327
SusWrite 351
83% 367 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 37.4
146% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 241
202% 293 MB/s
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M603
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 274 291 292 294 289 MB/s
Read 420
Write 370
Mixed 332
SusWrite 299
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 67.3
4K Mixed 35.6
120% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 240
203% 297 MB/s
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M603
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 266 293 301 289 306 MB/s
Read 261
Write 256
Mixed 216
SusWrite 286
57% 254 MB/s
4K Read 11.8
4K Write 48.2
4K Mixed 27.5
79% 29.2 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 245
209% 306 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,476,015 SSDs tested.

Typical MTFDDAK256MBF-1AN1ZABHA 256GB Builds (Compare 4,284 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

System: HP Z440 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 10% - Terrible Total price: $440

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