Average Bench: 75.3% - 240th / 836

Based on 1,596 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT500MX200SSD1, Crucial_CT500MX2, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD3, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial MX200 500GB averaged 24.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial MX200 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 67.2MB/s
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Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX200 500GB is 37%. 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 27MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 112MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,596 samples)
Min Avg Max
375 Read 488 517
170 Write 336 400
151 Mixed 329 392
85.1% 384 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.3 4K Read 24.7 30.6
30.7 4K Write 67.2 102
11.3 4K Mixed 19.7 26.7
98.2% 37.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.7 DQ Read 112 272
46.4 DQ Write 166 274
10.8 DQ Mixed 27 38.7
51.8% 102 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
274GB free
Firmware: MU04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 324
Mixed 337
86% 388 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 93.1
4K Mixed 14.2
108% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 12.2
69% 154 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: MU04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 487
Write 346
Mixed 330
86% 388 MB/s
4K Read 12.9
4K Write 50.2
4K Mixed 17.7
69% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 32.2
63% 129 MB/s
261GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 330
Mixed 351
87% 394 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 51.2
4K Mixed 13.1
78% 28.8 MB/s
DQ Read 24.4
DQ Write 67
DQ Mixed 12.7
19% 34.7 MB/s

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 Prices

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Typical MX200 500GB Builds (Compare 6,862 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 82%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 64%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $207

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,066

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