Average Bench: 88.5% (95th of 853)

Based on 5,917 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.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 85.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX100 512GB is 41.7%. 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 102MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 35MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 5,917 samples)
Min Avg Max
365 Read 484 515
340 Write 447 481
239 Mixed 435 477
102% 455 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.2 4K Read 25.3 30.9
39.4 4K Write 85.4 127
14.4 4K Mixed 25.9 34.1
117% 45.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.2 DQ Read 102 157
52 DQ Write 205 332
14 DQ Mixed 35 50.8
60.3% 114 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
110GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 508
Write 477
Mixed 476
109% 487 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 88.2
4K Mixed 32.8
129% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 51
74% 134 MB/s
339GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 505
Write 469
Mixed 451
106% 475 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 89
4K Mixed 33.2
133% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 165
DQ Mixed 51.1
67% 120 MB/s
201GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 498
Write 450
Mixed 470
106% 473 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 78.9
4K Mixed 28.1
111% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 43.5
89% 173 MB/s
25GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 291
Write 370
Mixed 311
73% 324 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 45.2
4K Mixed 15.6
78% 27.7 MB/s
DQ Read 23.4
DQ Write 87.3
DQ Mixed 17.3
24% 42.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,339,136 SSDs tested.

Typical MX100 512GB Builds (Compare 5,103 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 79%
Workstation 59%

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

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

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