Average Bench: 182% (108th of 1058)

Based on 78,737 user benchmarks.  Model: CT500P1SSD8

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB averaged 82.4% 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. Sequential Read Speed 1,432MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 633MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB is 150%. 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 456MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 421MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 78,737 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,099 Read 1,432 1,695
73.3 Write 848 1,108
106 Mixed 778 1,022
52.9 SusWrite 456 930
195% 878 MB/s
Min Avg Max
42.1 4K Read 57.4 70.5
32.5 4K Write 129 203
24.8 4K Mixed 66.8 91.3
241% 84.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
324 DQ Read 421 616
48.3 DQ Write 633 1,031
29.9 DQ Mixed 190 264
239% 415 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
324GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR020 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1047 1044 1062 1054 910 68 MB/s
Read 1,678
Write 1,103
Mixed 1,030
SusWrite 864
261% 1,169 MB/s
4K Read 67.7
4K Write 175
4K Mixed 88.4
308% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 613
DQ Write 1,103
DQ Mixed 266
369% 660 MB/s
282GB free
Firmware: R013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 934 939 937 933 939 405 MB/s
Read 1,458
Write 930
Mixed 909
SusWrite 848
231% 1,036 MB/s
4K Read 65
4K Write 201
4K Mixed 84.6
313% 117 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 881
DQ Mixed 225
283% 484 MB/s
302GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 827 874 894 848 778 898 MB/s
Read 1,396
Write 920
Mixed 903
SusWrite 853
228% 1,018 MB/s
4K Read 56.5
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 67.4
253% 92.2 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 887
DQ Mixed 222
282% 485 MB/s
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR021 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 17 449 246 30 9.8 MB/s
Read 1,627
Write 1,080
Mixed 996
SusWrite 142
213% 961 MB/s
4K Read 65.9
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 83.1
288% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 610
DQ Write 500
DQ Mixed 238
264% 449 MB/s
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 47 370 19 54 55 MB/s
Read 1444
Write 915
Mixed 896
SusWrite 109
186% 841 MB/s
4K Read 55.4
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 67.6
233% 80.3 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 643
DQ Mixed 220
245% 404 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 56 265 58 56 53 MB/s
Read 1,406
Write 218
Mixed 111
SusWrite 89.4
97% 456 MB/s
4K Read 57.7
4K Write 40.8
4K Mixed 40.8
161% 46.4 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 58.5
DQ Mixed 81.5
90% 162 MB/s
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR021 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 509 187 27 11 547 MB/s
Read 281
Write 384
Mixed 243
SusWrite 217
64% 281 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.8
4% 0.97 MB/s
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Typical P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB Builds (Compare 99,535 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 90%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 86%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $773

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


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