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  • Crucial P1 1000GB NVMe M.2 SSD Review


    Benchmark Configuration

    The System as it was Tested

    MSI X299 Gaming Pro Carbon – X299 Chipset
    Intel Core i7 7740x (4.3Ghz) Quad Core 4 x 1MB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache
    Thermaltake Water 2.0 Extreme
    1x nVidia GTX 980Ti
    2x GSKill TridentZ PC4-27700 8GB DDR4 (16-18-18-38)
    HP dvd1260i Multiformat 24x Writer
    Thermaltake Toughpower Grand 1050 Watt PSU
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit

    Storage Tested
    Crucial  P1 1000GB SSD - CT1000P1SSD8

    Reference Storage
    Samsung 950 Pro M.2 256GB NVMe SSD - MZ-V6P512BW
    Crucial MX300 SATA6 750GB SSD - CT750MX300SSD1

    For the benchmarks I choose to give a mix of synthetic and real world tests that are both repeatable and should provide a good basis for comparison.  The problem is knowing exactly what people are looking for when choosing a storage solution and if benchmarks really matter.  While some sites might go into the timing ticks of the individual NAND chips or latency of the controller I find that to be a little too technical.  (says the reviewer who benchmarks CPUs down to the thousands of a second)

    Instead I find that these tests allow readers to easily verify my results and decide for themselves if this product meets their needs.