Average Bench: 88.5% (92nd of 850)

Based on 5,152 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT512MX100SSD1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SS, Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX100 512GB averaged just 11.4% 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 84.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX100 512GB is 39.2%. 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 99.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 34.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,152 samples)
Min Avg Max
370 Read 487 514
350 Write 450 481
232 Mixed 430 474
102% 456 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.5 4K Read 25.4 30.8
41.7 4K Write 84.9 124
14.9 4K Mixed 25.3 34.1
116% 45.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.9 DQ Read 99.9 163
57.4 DQ Write 207 333
14 DQ Mixed 34.1 50.8
59.9% 114 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
166GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 521
Write 477
Mixed 459
108% 486 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 33.2
133% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 123
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 42.4
78% 149 MB/s
171GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 503
Write 448
Mixed 448
104% 466 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 62.2
4K Mixed 17.3
94% 35 MB/s
DQ Read 29.7
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 46.2
47% 73.2 MB/s
15GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 494
Write 465
Mixed 473
107% 477 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 58.7
4K Mixed 14.6
79% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 23.2
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 37.2
37% 56.1 MB/s
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Typical MX100 512GB Builds (Compare 4,403 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: 78% - Very good Total price: $934

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