Average Bench: 78.3% (456th of 1016)

Based on 150 user benchmarks.  Model: Micron_M510_2.5_7MM_256GB

Good average bench

The Micron_M510_2.5_7MM_256GB 256GB averaged 21.6% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 112MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 73.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Micron_M510_2.5_7MM_256GB 256GB is 45.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Micron_M510_2.5_7MM_256GB 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 254MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 316MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 150 samples)
Min Avg Max
310 Read 438 518
233 Write 326 348
199 Mixed 316 411
99.2 SusWrite 254 343
74.7% 334 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.8 4K Read 22.8 29.9
30.9 4K Write 73.3 117
10.7 4K Mixed 27.7 42.4
109% 41.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.3 DQ Read 230 376
47 DQ Write 224 320
13.3 DQ Mixed 112 213
116% 189 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
237GB free
Firmware: DL05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 343 344 343 343 343 MB/s
Read 460
Write 343
Mixed 310
SusWrite 343
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 76.7
4K Mixed 37.5
130% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 151
126% 183 MB/s
221GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DL05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 329 335 334 333 333 MB/s
Read 335
Write 337
Mixed 257
SusWrite 332
71% 315 MB/s
4K Read 11.8
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 22
106% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 203
189% 293 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DL05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 285 230 224 220 217 211 MB/s
Read 389
Write 340
Mixed 278
SusWrite 231
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 33.7
4K Mixed 17.3
62% 21.7 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 158
117% 155 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,398,519 SSDs tested.

Typical Micron_M510_2.5_7MM_256GB 256GB Builds (Compare 1,310 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation 21%

System: Dell Latitude E5550


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