Average Bench: 87.6% (154th of 921)

Based on 10,072 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT512MX100SSD1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SS, Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX100 512GB averaged just 12.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial MX100 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 83.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX100 512GB is 39%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MX100 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 97.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 32.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,072 samples)
Min Avg Max
364 Read 486 514
360 Write 453 481
233 Mixed 434 476
102% 458 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.6 4K Read 24.8 30.5
40.6 4K Write 83.7 119
14.3 4K Mixed 24.6 33.3
113% 44.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.9 DQ Read 97.6 163
61.4 DQ Write 196 326
13.8 DQ Mixed 32.5 50.7
57.2% 109 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
339GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 507
Write 478
Mixed 481
109% 489 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 33.7
135% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 50.5
79% 148 MB/s
242GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 501
Write 479
Mixed 474
108% 485 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 82.1
4K Mixed 32.8
125% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 168
DQ Mixed 51
67% 120 MB/s
276GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 475
Mixed 471
108% 483 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 71.8
4K Mixed 30.3
116% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 43.1
59% 107 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,448,144 SSDs tested.

Typical MX100 512GB Builds (Compare 6,471 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $914

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