Average Bench: 194% (69th of 1011)

Based on 14,750 user benchmarks.  Model: CT500P1SSD8

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB averaged 94.1% 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 726MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 210MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB is 109%. 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 341MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 647MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,750 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,062 Read 1,380 1,462
570 Write 885 942
572 Mixed 856 912
85.8 SusWrite 647 918
210% 942 MB/s
Min Avg Max
40.3 4K Read 56.3 63
48.5 4K Write 135 186
41.4 4K Mixed 69.2 81.3
245% 86.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
291 DQ Read 341 351
69.1 DQ Write 726 891
71.6 DQ Mixed 210 224
252% 426 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
120GB free
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 41 41 41 42 43 MB/s
Read 3,942
Write 42.7
Mixed 85.3
SusWrite 41.4
214% 1,028 MB/s
4K Read 348
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 5.5
535% 119 MB/s
397GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 858 912 916 933 757 55 MB/s
Read 1,448
Write 927
Mixed 913
SusWrite 738
224% 1,007 MB/s
4K Read 61.9
4K Write 184
4K Mixed 81.7
296% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 882
DQ Mixed 225
283% 484 MB/s
275GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 886 928 935 937 519 18 MB/s
Read 1,445
Write 928
Mixed 897
SusWrite 704
221% 993 MB/s
4K Read 57.9
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 73.4
258% 91.5 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 834
DQ Mixed 222
274% 467 MB/s
428GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 846 849 883 890 889 887 MB/s
Read 1,432
Write 886
Mixed 864
SusWrite 874
226% 1,014 MB/s
4K Read 56.3
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 70.5
244% 85.6 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 71.6
89% 163 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 594 309 29 54 55 55 MB/s
Read 1,425
Write 910
Mixed 899
SusWrite 183
189% 854 MB/s
4K Read 63.1
4K Write 189
4K Mixed 83.4
302% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 867
DQ Mixed 218
278% 477 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 13 15 333 93 42 MB/s
Read 1,454
Write 907
Mixed 888
SusWrite 92.2
185% 836 MB/s
4K Read 56.6
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 68.8
233% 79.1 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 690
DQ Mixed 219
251% 418 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 13 31 48 52 55 MB/s
Read 1,425
Write 904
Mixed 899
SusWrite 51.4
181% 820 MB/s
4K Read 55.4
4K Write 15.4
4K Mixed 22.4
121% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 14.4
DQ Mixed 25.9
57% 127 MB/s
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Typical P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB Builds (Compare 26,926 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $496

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