Average Bench: 81% (441st of 1040)

Based on 240 user benchmarks.  Model: Micron_M510_2.5_7MM_256GB

Very good average bench

The Micron_M510_2.5_7MM_256GB 256GB averaged just 19.0% 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 137MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 77.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Micron_M510_2.5_7MM_256GB 256GB is 46.4%. 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 263MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 302MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 240 samples)
Min Avg Max
314 Read 428 515
243 Write 327 348
209 Mixed 302 410
104 SusWrite 263 343
73.9% 330 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.7 4K Read 23.5 30.4
34 4K Write 77.8 118
12.6 4K Mixed 29.9 43
115% 43.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22 DQ Read 266 376
74.2 DQ Write 250 321
15.2 DQ Mixed 137 213
136% 218 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
53GB free
Firmware: DL06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 343 343 338 330 328 MB/s
Read 452
Write 344
Mixed 298
SusWrite 338
80% 358 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 42.3
154% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 208
194% 300 MB/s
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DL06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 207 202 207 196 178 MB/s
Read 428
Write 336
Mixed 285
SusWrite 208
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 42
155% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 167
169% 275 MB/s
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DL06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 308 266 293 305 299 MB/s
Read 407
Write 331
Mixed 286
SusWrite 295
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 55.6
4K Mixed 30.6
104% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 171
175% 286 MB/s
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DL05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 136 146 148 144 132 MB/s
Read 406
Write 337
Mixed 300
SusWrite 149
67% 298 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 37.2
134% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 141
159% 271 MB/s
214GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DL06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 316 333 332 346 345 MB/s
Read 399
Write 341
Mixed 269
SusWrite 330
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 52.8
4K Mixed 16.9
90% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 212
190% 285 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DL06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 224 209 228 204 219 MB/s
Read 408
Write 334
Mixed 269
SusWrite 218
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 61
4K Mixed 31.9
102% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 159
161% 260 MB/s
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Typical Micron_M510_2.5_7MM_256GB 256GB Builds (Compare 957 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H270-HD3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $617

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