Average Bench: 89.1% (91st of 859)

Based on 7,031 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT512MX100SSD1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SS, Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX100 512GB averaged just 10.8% 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 85.9MB/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 39.8%. 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 99.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 34.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,031 samples)
Min Avg Max
370 Read 487 517
363 Write 451 482
254 Mixed 435 477
102% 458 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.5 4K Read 25.4 30.9
39 4K Write 85.9 127
15.3 4K Mixed 25.8 33.9
117% 45.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.3 DQ Read 99.6 153
53.6 DQ Write 211 335
13.5 DQ Mixed 34.6 50.7
60.7% 115 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
372GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 510
Write 479
Mixed 456
108% 482 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 89.5
4K Mixed 30.1
127% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 43.7
82% 156 MB/s
291GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 506
Write 474
Mixed 472
108% 484 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 70.1
4K Mixed 31.5
120% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 43.6
80% 154 MB/s
109GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 495
Write 470
Mixed 459
106% 475 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 16
120% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 21.7
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 17.9
57% 114 MB/s
236GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 508
Write 478
Mixed 458
108% 481 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 82.8
4K Mixed 16.2
94% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 23.8
DQ Write 69.7
DQ Mixed 15.3
21% 36.2 MB/s
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Typical MX100 512GB Builds (Compare 5,700 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,029

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