Average Bench: 87.2% (351st of 1058)

Based on 471 user benchmarks.  Model: Micron 1300 SATA 256GB

Very good average bench

The Micron 1300 SATA 256GB averaged just 12.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Micron 1300 SATA 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 277MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 37.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Micron 1300 SATA 256GB is 54%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Micron 1300 SATA 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 298MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 327MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 471 samples)
Min Avg Max
311 Read 418 481
115 Write 360 476
156 Mixed 327 404
137 SusWrite 298 442
78.7% 351 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.3 4K Read 29.4 38.2
21.8 4K Write 69.3 103
17 4K Mixed 37.6 50.4
129% 45.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
110 DQ Read 276 314
103 DQ Write 269 335
138 DQ Mixed 277 342
207% 274 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 13000030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 396 386 406 393 409 394 MB/s
Read 329
Write 415
Mixed 366
SusWrite 397
85% 377 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 89.2
4K Mixed 44.4
154% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 339
250% 326 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 13000030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 254 239 227 234 224 MB/s
Read 414
Write 414
Mixed 302
SusWrite 253
78% 346 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 80
4K Mixed 43
147% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 296
228% 308 MB/s
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 13000030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 236 205 204 206 194 MB/s
Read 440
Write 400
Mixed 354
SusWrite 241
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 68.2
4K Mixed 38.8
129% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 321
237% 311 MB/s
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 13000030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 397 410 422 408 348 205 MB/s
Read 445
Write 410
Mixed 346
SusWrite 365
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 46.1
4K Mixed 34.1
115% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 202
151% 206 MB/s
238GB free
Firmware: 13000000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 423 438 440 433 429 MB/s
Read 442
Write 440
Mixed 387
SusWrite 432
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 28.2
4K Mixed 22.8
72% 23 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 291
218% 290 MB/s
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 13000030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 343 372 349 349 329 MB/s
Read 391
Write 368
Mixed 368
SusWrite 349
83% 369 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 35.1
4K Mixed 23.4
82% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 241
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 237
178% 236 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 13000030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 206 208 210 203 201 MB/s
Read 409
Write 373
Mixed 211
SusWrite 204
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 66.2
4K Mixed 23.8
98% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 178
139% 189 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 13000030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 331 308 285 267 232 MB/s
Read 354
Write 278
Mixed 325
SusWrite 292
70% 312 MB/s
4K Read 12.7
4K Write 31.7
4K Mixed 16.5
57% 20.3 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 333
235% 297 MB/s
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Typical 1300 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 1,699 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3060

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $350

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