Average Bench: 179% (126th of 1074)

Based on 78,255 user benchmarks.  Model: CT500P1SSD8

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB averaged 78.7% 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. Sequential Read Speed 1,408MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 605MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB is 140%. 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 446MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 430MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 78,255 samples)
Min Avg Max
892 Read 1,408 1,680
71.4 Write 835 1,102
106 Mixed 751 1,020
50.8 SusWrite 446 922
191% 860 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.1 4K Read 57.2 69.3
18.8 4K Write 123 196
23.3 4K Mixed 65.3 88.1
236% 82 MB/s
Min Avg Max
337 DQ Read 430 616
45.2 DQ Write 605 1,037
30.3 DQ Mixed 189 265
235% 408 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
214GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR021 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 28 29 31 27 27 MB/s
Read 2,832
Write 31.9
Mixed 65.2
SusWrite 28.2
154% 739 MB/s
4K Read 320
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 5.1
493% 109 MB/s
423GB free
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 933 930 936 932 928 929 MB/s
Read 1,430
Write 934
Mixed 891
SusWrite 931
234% 1,047 MB/s
4K Read 60.4
4K Write 208
4K Mixed 82.8
308% 117 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 885
DQ Mixed 223
283% 484 MB/s
35GB free
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 67 65 65 65 65 MB/s
Read 3,410
Write 19
Mixed 106
SusWrite 65.2
188% 900 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 39.5
4K Mixed 39.4
142% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 51.4
DQ Mixed 90.9
94% 163 MB/s
287GB free
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 902 613 170 397 378 919 MB/s
Read 1,429
Write 915
Mixed 886
SusWrite 563
211% 948 MB/s
4K Read 53.1
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 66.4
228% 79 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 839
DQ Mixed 224
277% 470 MB/s
405GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 866 864 905 903 905 157 MB/s
Read 1,370
Write 893
Mixed 871
SusWrite 767
218% 975 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 88.6
4K Mixed 56.5
188% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 601
DQ Mixed 222
240% 391 MB/s
227GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR021 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 357 509 65 68 68 57 MB/s
Read 1,699
Write 573
Mixed 103
SusWrite 187
138% 640 MB/s
4K Read 71.5
4K Write 52.3
4K Mixed 56
208% 59.9 MB/s
DQ Read 619
DQ Write 65.6
DQ Mixed 90
130% 258 MB/s
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 54 323 34 20 54 MB/s
Read 1,425
Write 892
Mixed 879
SusWrite 89
182% 821 MB/s
4K Read 54.1
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 71.3
248% 89 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 406
DQ Mixed 79
142% 277 MB/s
385GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 543 551 562 553 463 348 MB/s
Read 712
Write 424
Mixed 540
SusWrite 504
122% 545 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 49.4
4K Mixed 37
129% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 47.5
DQ Mixed 71.8
61% 93.1 MB/s
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Workstation 92%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 126% - Outstanding Total price: $467

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