Average Bench: 74.7% (321st of 929)

Based on 3,917 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT500MX200SSD1, Crucial_CT500MX2, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD3, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial MX200 500GB averaged 25.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 66.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX200 500GB is 35.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MX200 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 27.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 116MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,917 samples)
Min Avg Max
375 Read 489 518
160 Write 331 400
115 Mixed 329 391
84.7% 383 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.7 4K Read 24.9 30
29.7 4K Write 66.2 92.7
11.2 4K Mixed 19.3 26.1
97.5% 36.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.4 DQ Read 116 279
45.6 DQ Write 156 263
12.4 DQ Mixed 27.7 38.6
51.1% 99.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
286GB free
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 503
Write 320
Mixed 367
88% 397 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 68.8
4K Mixed 22.5
105% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 34.4
66% 130 MB/s
22GB free
Firmware: MU05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 517
Write 250
Mixed 228
73% 332 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 78.1
4K Mixed 19.5
110% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 30.3
DQ Write 62.9
DQ Mixed 35
30% 42.7 MB/s
120GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 493
Write 224
Mixed 185
66% 301 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 59.4
4K Mixed 22.3
93% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 31.9
66% 138 MB/s
347GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 487
Write 265
Mixed 258
74% 337 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 26.8
4K Mixed 15.5
62% 20.3 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 35.5
54% 101 MB/s
336GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 428
Write 307
Mixed 370
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 15.3
4K Write 13.1
4K Mixed 4.95
36% 11.1 MB/s
DQ Read 11.8
DQ Write 11
DQ Mixed 17
11% 13.3 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Jan '15
AmazonUS $1802 months
EbayUS $52012 mins
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Typical MX200 500GB Builds (Compare 21,251 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,251

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