Average Bench: 88.3% (154th of 929)

Based on 10,146 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT512MX100SSD1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SS, Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX100 512GB averaged just 11.6% 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 84.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX100 512GB is 40.2%. 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 96.5MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 33.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,146 samples)
Min Avg Max
335 Read 483 516
362 Write 452 481
227 Mixed 432 477
102% 456 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.1 4K Read 25.2 30.4
42.7 4K Write 84.9 119
14.6 4K Mixed 25.4 33.9
116% 45.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.3 DQ Read 96.5 153
61.4 DQ Write 204 328
13.8 DQ Mixed 33.2 50.6
58.6% 111 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
212GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 508
Write 479
Mixed 451
107% 479 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 98.4
4K Mixed 19.5
120% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 27.9
DQ Write 88.5
DQ Mixed 19
26% 45.1 MB/s
162GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 486
Write 460
Mixed 450
104% 466 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 75.1
4K Mixed 17.7
103% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 74
DQ Mixed 17
37% 78.1 MB/s
24GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 493
Write 432
Mixed 452
102% 459 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 50.9
4K Mixed 27.6
97% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 42.9
57% 104 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,224,126 SSDs tested.

Typical MX100 512GB Builds (Compare 7,125 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: 75% - Very good Total price: $922

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Controller: Marvell 88SS9189. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC.

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