Average Bench: 63.1% (731st of 1040)

Based on 921 user benchmarks.  Model: Micron MTFDDAK256TBN

Above average average bench

The Micron MTFDDAK256TBN 256GB averaged 36.8% 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 246MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 242MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Micron MTFDDAK256TBN 256GB is 43%. 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 233MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 15.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 921 samples)
Min Avg Max
309 Read 387 450
225 Write 347 435
215 Mixed 317 378
148 SusWrite 233 303
72% 321 MB/s
Min Avg Max
6.8 4K Read 15.7 27.2
9.5 4K Write 45.7 105
8.3 4K Mixed 21.7 38.7
75.7% 27.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
139 DQ Read 216 236
130 DQ Write 242 316
111 DQ Mixed 246 306
181% 235 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: M0LN001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 443 248 158 157 155 MB/s
Read 455
Write 458
Mixed 377
SusWrite 262
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 62.6
4K Mixed 31.6
107% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 306
222% 285 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0LN001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 382 402 157 157 155 MB/s
Read 453
Write 343
Mixed 386
SusWrite 248
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 58.3
4K Mixed 31.8
104% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 307
223% 285 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0LN001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 387 372 148 145 137 MB/s
Read 385
Write 367
Mixed 325
SusWrite 250
75% 332 MB/s
4K Read 7.5
4K Write 22.9
4K Mixed 9.9
36% 13.4 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 303
220% 281 MB/s
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0LN001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 333 347 351 245 144 146 MB/s
Read 331
Write 307
Mixed 310
SusWrite 261
68% 302 MB/s
4K Read 8.1
4K Write 29.3
4K Mixed 9.8
40% 15.7 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 301
220% 282 MB/s
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0LN001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 293 211 143 137 137 142 MB/s
Read 364
Write 340
Mixed 313
SusWrite 177
67% 298 MB/s
4K Read 11.6
4K Write 19
4K Mixed 15.9
48% 15.5 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 259
196% 261 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0LN001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 150 145 128 132 129 MB/s
Read 340
Write 318
Mixed 305
SusWrite 168
64% 283 MB/s
4K Read 10.3
4K Write 16.7
4K Mixed 12.6
41% 13.2 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 265
192% 248 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 32,766,020 SSDs tested.

Typical MTFDDAK256TBN 256GB Builds (Compare 2,626 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
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Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 81DE

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