Average Bench: 87.1% (218th of 956)

Based on 10,364 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT512MX100SSD1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SS, Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX100 512GB averaged just 12.9% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 162MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 92.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX100 512GB is 45.6%. 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 147MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 300MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,364 samples)
Min Avg Max
309 Read 398 439
323 Write 420 468
239 Mixed 300 328
121 SusWrite 305 456
80.1% 356 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.5 4K Read 26.4 31
47.5 4K Write 92.8 128
27.3 4K Mixed 37.9 45.9
138% 52.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.3 DQ Read 147 202
102 DQ Write 304 355
40.7 DQ Mixed 162 182
141% 204 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
365GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 465 466 459 463 462 MB/s
Read 434
Write 469
Mixed 317
SusWrite 464
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 42.9
155% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 181
158% 229 MB/s
329GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 408 449 450 463 461 459 MB/s
Read 418
Write 461
Mixed 319
SusWrite 448
93% 412 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 41.8
150% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 151
DQ Write 358
DQ Mixed 182
160% 231 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,977,448 SSDs tested.

Typical MX100 512GB Builds (Compare 7,789 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $922

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