Average Bench: 62.7% (757th of 1058)

Based on 1,053 user benchmarks.  Model: Micron MTFDDAK256TBN

Above average average bench

The Micron MTFDDAK256TBN 256GB averaged 37.3% 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 243MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 239MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Micron MTFDDAK256TBN 256GB is 42.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Micron MTFDDAK256TBN 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 227MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 15.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,053 samples)
Min Avg Max
305 Read 387 450
190 Write 344 434
166 Mixed 314 378
144 SusWrite 227 306
71.4% 318 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.1 4K Read 15.7 27
10.2 4K Write 45.6 106
8.68 4K Mixed 21.7 38.5
75.8% 27.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
137 DQ Read 214 236
125 DQ Write 239 316
108 DQ Mixed 243 306
178% 232 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0LN001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 461 209 155 154 156 MB/s
Read 413
Write 426
Mixed 367
SusWrite 265
83% 368 MB/s
4K Read 13.6
4K Write 21.2
4K Mixed 16.5
53% 17.1 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 303
221% 283 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0LN001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 149 140 129 115 127 MB/s
Read 346
Write 350
Mixed 328
SusWrite 155
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 44.3
4K Mixed 24.8
80% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 213
159% 210 MB/s
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0LN001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 145 147 140 130 147 MB/s
Read 375
Write 387
Mixed 317
SusWrite 168
70% 312 MB/s
4K Read 10.5
4K Write 55.2
4K Mixed 13.7
63% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 298
211% 265 MB/s
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0LN001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 122 145 147 144 141 MB/s
Read 391
Write 321
Mixed 269
SusWrite 145
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 12.6
4K Write 33.7
4K Mixed 16.6
58% 21 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 302
208% 254 MB/s
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0LN001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 139 103 108 102 113 MB/s
Read 282
Write 288
Mixed 250
SusWrite 129
53% 237 MB/s
4K Read 8.7
4K Write 26.2
4K Mixed 18.1
50% 17.7 MB/s
DQ Read 227
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 289
196% 238 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0LN001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 247 152 140 137 133 141 MB/s
Read 324
Write 254
Mixed 302
SusWrite 158
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 7.8
4K Write 12.1
4K Mixed 9.6
30% 9.83 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 231
174% 231 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,301,724 SSDs tested.

Typical MTFDDAK256TBN 256GB Builds (Compare 5,125 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 81DE

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