Average Bench: 182% (111th of 1058)

Based on 62,432 user benchmarks.  Model: CT500P1SSD8

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB averaged 82.3% 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 653MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,422MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB is 142%. 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 467MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 419MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 62,432 samples)
Min Avg Max
997 Read 1,422 1,681
161 Write 875 1,105
106 Mixed 804 1,020
54.5 SusWrite 467 929
198% 892 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.7 4K Read 56.6 67.9
29.8 4K Write 126 184
23.8 4K Mixed 66.9 87.2
238% 83.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
331 DQ Read 419 617
50.4 DQ Write 653 1,037
45.7 DQ Mixed 198 264
245% 423 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
132GB free
Firmware: P3CR021 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1077 967 974 430 67 67 MB/s
Read 1,693
Write 1,100
Mixed 1,028
SusWrite 597
246% 1,104 MB/s
4K Read 72.3
4K Write 217
4K Mixed 94.9
346% 128 MB/s
DQ Read 607
DQ Write 1,074
DQ Mixed 263
363% 648 MB/s
367GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 912 909 919 914 919 918 MB/s
Read 1,442
Write 930
Mixed 903
SusWrite 915
234% 1,048 MB/s
4K Read 59.2
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 76
267% 95.4 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 880
DQ Mixed 222
282% 483 MB/s
208GB free
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 914 914 893 910 127 647 MB/s
Read 1,440
Write 902
Mixed 862
SusWrite 734
219% 985 MB/s
4K Read 57.1
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 74.3
260% 92.8 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 775
DQ Mixed 223
266% 447 MB/s
314GB free
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 875 861 861 591 144 50 MB/s
Read 1429
Write 911
Mixed 872
SusWrite 564
210% 944 MB/s
4K Read 59.7
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 77
275% 99.4 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 760
DQ Mixed 221
262% 440 MB/s
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 8.7 14 108 373 46 MB/s
Read 1,435
Write 928
Mixed 904
SusWrite 158
190% 856 MB/s
4K Read 56.2
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 71.1
246% 86 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 802
DQ Mixed 223
270% 457 MB/s
376GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR020 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 596 623 634 827 983 981 MB/s
Read 232
Write 220
Mixed 256
SusWrite 774
85% 371 MB/s
4K Read 3.1
4K Write 6.6
4K Mixed 13.1
25% 7.6 MB/s
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Typical P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB Builds (Compare 68,909 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $882

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