Average Bench: 195% (79th of 1037)

Based on 43,070 user benchmarks.  Model: CT500P1SSD8

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB averaged 94.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 749MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 213MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB is 134%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 574MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 426MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 43,070 samples)
Min Avg Max
984 Read 1,417 1,691
337 Write 895 1,112
118 Mixed 844 1,025
67 SusWrite 574 954
208% 933 MB/s
Min Avg Max
38.5 4K Read 56.8 68.6
42.8 4K Write 138 186
40.6 4K Mixed 70.5 88.6
249% 88.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
338 DQ Read 426 617
55.8 DQ Write 749 1,080
74.6 DQ Mixed 213 264
267% 462 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
319GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR021 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1079 1091 1099 1106 601 66 MB/s
Read 1639
Write 1,112
Mixed 1,024
SusWrite 840
258% 1,154 MB/s
4K Read 69.7
4K Write 197
4K Mixed 92.3
328% 120 MB/s
DQ Read 610
DQ Write 1086
DQ Mixed 264
366% 654 MB/s
336GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 918 919 922 919 923 921 MB/s
Read 1,429
Write 927
Mixed 901
SusWrite 920
233% 1,044 MB/s
4K Read 52.1
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 66.3
226% 78.8 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 859
DQ Mixed 222
278% 474 MB/s
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR020 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1077 508 66 67 67 211 MB/s
Read 1,646
Write 1,108
Mixed 1,024
SusWrite 333
228% 1,028 MB/s
4K Read 62
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 77.8
265% 91.5 MB/s
DQ Read 618
DQ Write 749
DQ Mixed 248
308% 539 MB/s
305GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 903 884 890 283 5.6 397 MB/s
Read 1,454
Write 919
Mixed 898
SusWrite 560
213% 958 MB/s
4K Read 50.6
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 63.1
215% 74.3 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 873
DQ Mixed 220
280% 481 MB/s
305GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 887 937 913 711 3.4 7.9 MB/s
Read 1,430
Write 917
Mixed 892
SusWrite 576
212% 954 MB/s
4K Read 50.1
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 63
209% 70.7 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 871
DQ Mixed 219
279% 479 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 872 472 278 103 53 56 MB/s
Read 1,409
Write 904
Mixed 871
SusWrite 306
194% 872 MB/s
4K Read 54.7
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 71.4
248% 88.4 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 832
DQ Mixed 219
272% 464 MB/s
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 6.6 2.5 2.6 7.7 13 MB/s
Read 1,129
Write 72
Mixed 128
SusWrite 9
71% 335 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 39.9
4K Mixed 33.1
124% 37.6 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 68.9
DQ Mixed 93
98% 170 MB/s
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Typical P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB Builds (Compare 38,293 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $829

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