Average Bench: 184% (106th of 1058)

Based on 75,800 user benchmarks.  Model: CT500P1SSD8

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB averaged 83.7% 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 1,440MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 622MB/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 474MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 432MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 75,800 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,004 Read 1,440 1,685
84.7 Write 852 1,109
106 Mixed 787 1,025
53.3 SusWrite 474 955
197% 888 MB/s
Min Avg Max
40.9 4K Read 58.3 69.6
36.4 4K Write 124 195
36 4K Mixed 66.9 88.1
240% 83.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
325 DQ Read 432 617
48.4 DQ Write 622 1,001
67.6 DQ Mixed 197 264
241% 417 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
277GB free
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 908 910 923 913 901 903 MB/s
Read 1432
Write 890
Mixed 892
SusWrite 909
230% 1,031 MB/s
4K Read 62
4K Write 181
4K Mixed 77.5
289% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 878
DQ Mixed 224
282% 483 MB/s
210GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR021 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 898 988 66 186 65 MB/s
Read 1,708
Write 1,098
Mixed 1,027
SusWrite 441
237% 1,068 MB/s
4K Read 65.9
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 85.9
300% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 625
DQ Write 988
DQ Mixed 262
352% 625 MB/s
414GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR021 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1086 1076 1087 1090 1086 312 MB/s
Read 1,478
Write 1086
Mixed 968
SusWrite 956
251% 1,122 MB/s
4K Read 58.2
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 71.6
242% 82.2 MB/s
DQ Read 616
DQ Write 763
DQ Mixed 263
317% 547 MB/s
386GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 664 744 915 919 924 923 MB/s
Read 1,443
Write 936
Mixed 902
SusWrite 848
230% 1032 MB/s
4K Read 59.9
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 72.9
265% 95 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 881
DQ Mixed 223
282% 484 MB/s
232GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR021 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 835 775 930 453 62 64 MB/s
Read 1,352
Write 917
Mixed 851
SusWrite 520
203% 910 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 58.2
205% 72.2 MB/s
DQ Read 612
DQ Write 858
DQ Mixed 258
328% 576 MB/s
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 33 41 101 388 26 MB/s
Read 1,440
Write 931
Mixed 909
SusWrite 133
189% 854 MB/s
4K Read 52.6
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 63.6
214% 72.3 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 422
DQ Mixed 212
208% 327 MB/s
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Typical P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB Builds (Compare 89,999 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 85%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $929

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I use it in several Dell laptops. Recently in an Alienware 17 r4


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