Average Bench: 198% (67th of 1011)

Based on 11,329 user benchmarks.  Model: CT500P1SSD8

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB averaged 97.5% 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 739MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 211MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB is 95.6%. 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. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 342MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 684MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,329 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,086 Read 1,388 1,463
611 Write 888 942
663 Mixed 866 913
105 SusWrite 684 919
213% 956 MB/s
Min Avg Max
39.6 4K Read 56.7 63.2
65.9 4K Write 137 185
41.7 4K Mixed 69.5 82.4
247% 87.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
333 DQ Read 342 351
233 DQ Write 739 891
76.2 DQ Mixed 211 224
254% 431 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
438GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 893 898 915 919 919 629 MB/s
Read 1,370
Write 926
Mixed 887
SusWrite 862
226% 1,011 MB/s
4K Read 52.4
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 74.3
254% 91.9 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 858
DQ Mixed 221
278% 474 MB/s
395GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 834 899 864 889 866 876 MB/s
Read 1,376
Write 903
Mixed 864
SusWrite 871
224% 1,004 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 57.6
194% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 628
DQ Mixed 222
244% 399 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 828 852 854 850 861 646 MB/s
Read 1,194
Write 868
Mixed 785
SusWrite 815
205% 916 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 92
4K Mixed 53.6
184% 63.1 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 616
DQ Mixed 221
241% 394 MB/s
305GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 617 641 640 652 648 651 MB/s
Read 745
Write 654
Mixed 602
SusWrite 641
149% 661 MB/s
4K Read 58.4
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 74.3
259% 91.5 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 528
DQ Mixed 223
229% 366 MB/s
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Typical P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB Builds (Compare 24,026 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $523

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