Average Bench: 78.5% (452nd of 1012)

Based on 144 user benchmarks.  Model: Micron_M510_2.5_7MM_256GB

Good average bench

The Micron_M510_2.5_7MM_256GB 256GB averaged 21.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Micron_M510_2.5_7MM_256GB 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 110MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 73.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Micron_M510_2.5_7MM_256GB 256GB is 46.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Micron_M510_2.5_7MM_256GB 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 253MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 317MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 144 samples)
Min Avg Max
308 Read 440 518
231 Write 326 348
192 Mixed 317 411
96.7 SusWrite 253 343
74.8% 334 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.6 4K Read 23.1 29.9
30.4 4K Write 73.5 117
10.5 4K Mixed 27.7 42.4
109% 41.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.2 DQ Read 227 376
45.3 DQ Write 223 320
13.1 DQ Mixed 110 213
114% 187 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DL06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 83 74 76 75 75 MB/s
Read 399
Write 297
Mixed 262
SusWrite 104
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 33.6
135% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 152
151% 241 MB/s
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DL06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 288 196 222 257 252 MB/s
Read 375
Write 341
Mixed 259
SusWrite 247
69% 305 MB/s
4K Read 11.3
4K Write 27.1
4K Mixed 15.3
51% 17.9 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 157
140% 210 MB/s
63GB free
Firmware: DL06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 44 44 44 44 44 MB/s
Read 401
Write 45.5
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 43.9
31% 142 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 43.2
4K Mixed 23.1
84% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 43.2
DQ Mixed 69.6
82% 151 MB/s
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DL06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 218 206 161 131 179 MB/s
Read 295
Write 228
Mixed 175
SusWrite 184
49% 220 MB/s
4K Read 11.1
4K Write 31.7
4K Mixed 7.9
44% 16.9 MB/s
DQ Read 186
DQ Write 95.8
DQ Mixed 124
97% 136 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,095,704 SSDs tested.

Typical Micron_M510_2.5_7MM_256GB 256GB Builds (Compare 1,235 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

System: Dell Latitude E5550

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