Average Bench: 87.7% (94th of 848)

Based on 4,767 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT512MX100SSD1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SS, Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX100 512GB averaged just 12.2% 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 25MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX100 512GB is 43.5%. 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 94.5MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 32.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,767 samples)
Min Avg Max
364 Read 482 516
348 Write 448 480
229 Mixed 432 476
101% 454 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 25 31.1
38.9 4K Write 84.9 127
13.8 4K Mixed 24.8 34
115% 44.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.8 DQ Read 94.5 153
45.9 DQ Write 208 336
14 DQ Mixed 32.5 50.5
58.5% 112 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
177GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 486
Write 467
Mixed 348
96% 433 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 31.1
137% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 87.7
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 34.8
71% 137 MB/s
269GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 481
Write 471
Mixed 464
106% 472 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 77.9
4K Mixed 31.5
122% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 52.3
92% 175 MB/s
12GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 496
Write 476
Mixed 464
107% 479 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 78.9
4K Mixed 15.7
95% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 23.7
DQ Write 98
DQ Mixed 42.4
38% 54.7 MB/s
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Typical MX100 512GB Builds (Compare 3,787 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $939

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