Average Bench: 198% (67th of 1011)

Based on 8,064 user benchmarks.  Model: CT500P1SSD8

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB averaged 98.4% 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 741MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 212MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB is 86.7%. 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 338MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 704MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,064 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,065 Read 1,376 1,461
577 Write 879 940
692 Mixed 859 912
106 SusWrite 704 916
213% 954 MB/s
Min Avg Max
38.3 4K Read 55.8 62.7
73.1 4K Write 140 190
43.8 4K Mixed 69.7 82.2
248% 88.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
311 DQ Read 338 351
271 DQ Write 741 891
77.8 DQ Mixed 212 224
255% 430 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 929 933 937 935 931 939 MB/s
Read 1,459
Write 942
Mixed 905
SusWrite 934
237% 1,060 MB/s
4K Read 61.5
4K Write 174
4K Mixed 80
288% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 855
DQ Mixed 217
275% 472 MB/s
413GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 912 930 931 933 933 553 MB/s
Read 1449
Write 935
Mixed 906
SusWrite 866
232% 1,039 MB/s
4K Read 60.9
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 79
284% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 889
DQ Mixed 223
284% 486 MB/s
427GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 871 891 904 921 920 899 MB/s
Read 1443
Write 923
Mixed 887
SusWrite 901
232% 1,039 MB/s
4K Read 60.4
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 77.5
276% 99.4 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 814
DQ Mixed 224
272% 461 MB/s
261GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 882 848 915 920 921 920 MB/s
Read 1451
Write 923
Mixed 892
SusWrite 901
233% 1,042 MB/s
4K Read 61
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 77
273% 97.5 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 813
DQ Mixed 220
271% 460 MB/s
414GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 833 894 899 903 904 703 MB/s
Read 1461
Write 908
Mixed 894
SusWrite 856
230% 1,030 MB/s
4K Read 59.1
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 76.7
273% 99.1 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 858
DQ Mixed 222
278% 476 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 591 348 136 4.2 8 9.2 MB/s
Read 2074
Write 1,632
Mixed 1,824
SusWrite 183
318% 1,428 MB/s
4K Read 98.6
4K Write 95.5
4K Mixed 96.8
324% 97 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 219
165% 221 MB/s
392GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 854 902 903 192 11 353 MB/s
Read 1,451
Write 905
Mixed 895
SusWrite 536
211% 947 MB/s
4K Read 56.6
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 78.9
278% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 754
DQ Mixed 219
261% 439 MB/s
326GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 888 914 927 926 918 927 MB/s
Read 1,417
Write 313
Mixed 14.8
SusWrite 916
146% 665 MB/s
4K Read 57.3
4K Write 7.3
4K Mixed 10.2
104% 24.9 MB/s
271GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 906 157 622 394 401 932 MB/s
Read 1,395
Write 928
Mixed 898
SusWrite 569
211% 947 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 63.7
4K Mixed 32.9
141% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 144
107% 141 MB/s
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Gaming 70%
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Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 72%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $569

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