Average Bench: 71.5% (581st of 1016)

Based on 1,130 user benchmarks.  Model: MTFDDAV256TBN-1AR1ZABHA

Good average bench

The Crucial MTFDDAV256TBN-1AR1ZABHA 256GB averaged 28.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 247MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 247MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MTFDDAV256TBN-1AR1ZABHA 256GB is 35.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MTFDDAV256TBN-1AR1ZABHA 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 235MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 322MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,130 samples)
Min Avg Max
293 Read 398 463
234 Write 355 450
232 Mixed 322 385
150 SusWrite 235 321
73.5% 327 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.06 4K Read 18.7 25.9
32.2 4K Write 67.1 96.5
13.9 4K Mixed 28.1 37.5
99.9% 38 MB/s
Min Avg Max
144 DQ Read 217 236
124 DQ Write 247 314
118 DQ Mixed 247 305
182% 237 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 379 288 156 156 157 MB/s
Read 427
Write 361
Mixed 324
SusWrite 254
77% 342 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 40.5
150% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 276
202% 262 MB/s
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 441 246 158 158 158 MB/s
Read 462
Write 458
Mixed 362
SusWrite 261
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 76.2
4K Mixed 29.6
116% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 301
217% 277 MB/s
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 426 239 157 158 159 MB/s
Read 408
Write 410
Mixed 339
SusWrite 261
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 77.4
4K Mixed 34.1
119% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 302
220% 283 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 360 186 146 140 136 131 MB/s
Read 426
Write 393
Mixed 340
SusWrite 183
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 34.9
127% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 300
219% 281 MB/s
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 351 352 227 152 153 MB/s
Read 356
Write 371
Mixed 322
SusWrite 266
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 11
4K Write 67.7
4K Mixed 15.1
72% 31.3 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 219
176% 242 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 239 147 153 150 137 MB/s
Read 424
Write 382
Mixed 352
SusWrite 193
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 14.5
4K Write 59.6
4K Mixed 20.6
80% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 209
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 182
137% 184 MB/s
110GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPC0014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 242 249 241 241 215 147 MB/s
Read 405
Write 310
Mixed 290
SusWrite 222
69% 307 MB/s
4K Read 9.9
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 14.1
66% 28.5 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 304
211% 262 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,547,404 SSDs tested.

Typical MTFDDAV256TBN-1AR1ZABHA 256GB Builds (Compare 28,793 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion Notebook

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