Average Bench: 190% (81st of 1016)

Based on 15,211 user benchmarks.  Model: CT500P1SSD8

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB averaged 89.8% 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 702MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 203MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB is 114%. 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 631MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,211 samples)
Min Avg Max
913 Read 1,365 1,463
407 Write 857 939
320 Mixed 829 912
68.4 SusWrite 631 918
205% 921 MB/s
Min Avg Max
39.2 4K Read 55.3 62.7
39.5 4K Write 132 184
37 4K Mixed 67.1 81.8
240% 84.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
309 DQ Read 338 350
59.8 DQ Write 702 889
71.2 DQ Mixed 203 224
244% 414 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
362GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 921 922 931 937 937 936 MB/s
Read 1,465
Write 938
Mixed 909
SusWrite 931
237% 1,061 MB/s
4K Read 63.1
4K Write 187
4K Mixed 82.8
301% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 882
DQ Mixed 223
283% 485 MB/s
423GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 905 893 921 922 920 919 MB/s
Read 1,467
Write 932
Mixed 906
SusWrite 913
236% 1,054 MB/s
4K Read 61.3
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 80.1
286% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 884
DQ Mixed 222
282% 484 MB/s
423GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 918 924 923 928 928 594 MB/s
Read 1,458
Write 925
Mixed 909
SusWrite 869
232% 1,040 MB/s
4K Read 62.6
4K Write 183
4K Mixed 82.1
297% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 881
DQ Mixed 223
282% 483 MB/s
407GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 896 908 927 935 933 928 MB/s
Read 1466
Write 922
Mixed 907
SusWrite 921
235% 1,054 MB/s
4K Read 59.2
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 77
274% 99.1 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 881
DQ Mixed 225
283% 485 MB/s
392GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 894 911 923 758 53 55 MB/s
Read 1,449
Write 937
Mixed 906
SusWrite 599
217% 973 MB/s
4K Read 62.2
4K Write 182
4K Mixed 82
296% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 874
DQ Mixed 223
281% 482 MB/s
425GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 855 904 922 931 922 922 MB/s
Read 1,398
Write 883
Mixed 885
SusWrite 909
228% 1,019 MB/s
4K Read 50.3
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 66.4
223% 77.7 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 830
DQ Mixed 223
275% 467 MB/s
102GB free
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 934 935 930 814 50 54 MB/s
Read 1,439
Write 949
Mixed 886
SusWrite 620
217% 973 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 67.5
207% 74.2 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 697
DQ Mixed 224
255% 422 MB/s
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Typical P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB Builds (Compare 30,973 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $519

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