Average Bench: 86.3% - 104th / 836

Based on 4,271 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT512MX100SSD1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SS, Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX100 512GB averaged just 13.6% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 81.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.3MB/s
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Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX100 512GB is 44.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MX100 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 97.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 32.8MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 4,271 samples)
Min Avg Max
308 Read 479 514
349 Write 447 479
238 Mixed 429 476
101% 452 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.7 4K Read 24.3 30.6
34 4K Write 81.4 122
12.8 4K Mixed 24 33.4
111% 43.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.8 DQ Read 97.2 159
47.2 DQ Write 203 333
13.3 DQ Mixed 32.8 50.3
58.3% 111 MB/s
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The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
125GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 499
Write 466
Mixed 461
106% 475 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 87.4
4K Mixed 26.2
122% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 28.3
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 18.3
52% 104 MB/s
257GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 500
Write 457
Mixed 447
104% 468 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 65.5
4K Mixed 26.5
104% 38.6 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 47.2
86% 163 MB/s
404GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 509
Write 476
Mixed 457
107% 480 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 95
4K Mixed 20.6
120% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 30.2
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 20.7
30% 54.4 MB/s
229GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 372
Write 360
Mixed 353
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 42.9
4K Mixed 18.5
77% 27.2 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 14
49% 106 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,124,209 SSDs tested.

Typical MX100 512GB Builds (Compare 3,393 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 62%

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $937

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