Average Bench: 192% (80th of 1021)

Based on 30,901 user benchmarks.  Model: CT500P1SSD8

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB averaged 91.6% 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 715MB/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 342MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 627MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 30,901 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,069 Read 1,372 1,461
518 Write 859 939
297 Mixed 826 912
73.2 SusWrite 627 918
205% 921 MB/s
Min Avg Max
38.4 4K Read 55.6 62.4
41.7 4K Write 136 186
38.5 4K Mixed 68.1 82.1
244% 86.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
336 DQ Read 342 350
62.8 DQ Write 715 891
70.7 DQ Mixed 203 224
247% 420 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
378GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 893 898 895 889 889 898 MB/s
Read 1,437
Write 898
Mixed 869
SusWrite 894
229% 1,025 MB/s
4K Read 57.7
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 75.1
265% 95.4 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 797
DQ Mixed 221
268% 454 MB/s
254GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 837 875 885 900 885 691 MB/s
Read 1,443
Write 922
Mixed 890
SusWrite 845
229% 1,025 MB/s
4K Read 59.7
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 77.6
261% 90.4 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 825
DQ Mixed 221
272% 463 MB/s
418GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 914 914 912 919 915 918 MB/s
Read 1,455
Write 920
Mixed 889
SusWrite 915
233% 1,045 MB/s
4K Read 60
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 76.8
268% 95 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 222
184% 268 MB/s
382GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 884 694 53 53 56 53 MB/s
Read 1,457
Write 910
Mixed 889
SusWrite 299
197% 889 MB/s
4K Read 62.2
4K Write 180
4K Mixed 80.8
293% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 853
DQ Mixed 219
276% 473 MB/s
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 821 863 57 382 48 46 MB/s
Read 1,424
Write 945
Mixed 902
SusWrite 370
202% 910 MB/s
4K Read 55.3
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 68.6
242% 85.2 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 821
DQ Mixed 223
273% 463 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 56 63 64 68 49 MB/s
Read 1,448
Write 934
Mixed 899
SusWrite 59.2
185% 835 MB/s
4K Read 60.9
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 79.5
282% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 681
DQ Mixed 75.6
182% 369 MB/s
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 866 918 885 174 402 49 MB/s
Read 1415
Write 906
Mixed 886
SusWrite 549
209% 939 MB/s
4K Read 55.8
4K Write 49.7
4K Mixed 57.2
184% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 191
155% 225 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 48 53 54 55 55 MB/s
Read 1,421
Write 642
Mixed 107
SusWrite 114
124% 571 MB/s
4K Read 52.5
4K Write 40.3
4K Mixed 38.5
150% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 43.2
DQ Mixed 80.9
88% 157 MB/s
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Gaming 59%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 76%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $518

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