Average Bench: 88.4% (118th of 885)

Based on 7,879 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT512MX100SSD1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SS, Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX100 512GB averaged just 11.6% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 85MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX100 512GB is 40.7%. 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 97.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 33.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,879 samples)
Min Avg Max
370 Read 486 515
367 Write 451 481
271 Mixed 438 475
102% 458 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 4K Read 24.7 30.4
37 4K Write 85 122
14.4 4K Mixed 25.3 33.9
115% 45 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.4 DQ Read 97.7 162
48.4 DQ Write 215 332
14 DQ Mixed 33.3 50.6
60.4% 115 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
139GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 503
Write 471
Mixed 474
108% 483 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 97.4
4K Mixed 31.2
137% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 43.3
82% 160 MB/s
234GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 512
Write 468
Mixed 469
108% 483 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 76.7
4K Mixed 26.8
114% 43.1 MB/s
DQ Read 173
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 15.2
53% 117 MB/s
96GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 339
Write 53.4
Mixed 260
48% 218 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 45.5
4K Mixed 20.9
87% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 32.6
80% 169 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,626,299 SSDs tested.

Typical MX100 512GB Builds (Compare 5,755 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: 75% - Very good Total price: $936

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