Average Bench: 179% (123rd of 1069)

Based on 78,255 user benchmarks.  Model: CT500P1SSD8

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB averaged 78.7% 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. Sequential Read Speed 1,408MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 605MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB is 140%. 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 446MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 430MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 78,255 samples)
Min Avg Max
892 Read 1,408 1,680
71.4 Write 835 1,102
106 Mixed 751 1,020
50.8 SusWrite 446 922
191% 860 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.1 4K Read 57.2 69.3
18.8 4K Write 123 196
23.3 4K Mixed 65.3 88.1
236% 82 MB/s
Min Avg Max
337 DQ Read 430 616
45.2 DQ Write 605 1,037
30.3 DQ Mixed 189 265
235% 408 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
320GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR021 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1046 1070 968 826 362 66 MB/s
Read 1647
Write 1,102
Mixed 1,016
SusWrite 723
250% 1,122 MB/s
4K Read 67.8
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 83
299% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 613
DQ Write 1,026
DQ Mixed 263
356% 634 MB/s
295GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 862 880 443 280 902 905 MB/s
Read 1,437
Write 883
Mixed 894
SusWrite 712
219% 981 MB/s
4K Read 60.5
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 78.8
271% 95.8 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 864
DQ Mixed 222
279% 477 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR021 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 62 20 350 267 67 MB/s
Read 1,654
Write 1,108
Mixed 1,010
SusWrite 194
220% 992 MB/s
4K Read 64.2
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 78.1
272% 94.5 MB/s
DQ Read 616
DQ Write 595
DQ Mixed 265
292% 492 MB/s
270GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 543 778 814 860 852 860 MB/s
Read 947
Write 773
Mixed 706
SusWrite 784
180% 803 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 86.9
4K Mixed 54.7
176% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 504
DQ Mixed 219
223% 356 MB/s
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 55 41 90 193 34 MB/s
Read 1,346
Write 808
Mixed 106
SusWrite 77.4
127% 584 MB/s
4K Read 54.5
4K Write 39.2
4K Mixed 42.5
158% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 44.4
DQ Mixed 78.1
87% 156 MB/s
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Desktop 89%
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Workstation
Workstation 94%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $853

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I use it in several Dell laptops. Recently in an Alienware 17 r4


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