Average Bench: 74.4% (269th of 862)

Based on 3,324 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT500MX200SSD1, Crucial_CT500MX2, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD3, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial MX200 500GB averaged 25.5% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 66.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX200 500GB is 36.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MX200 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 26.5MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 111MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 3,324 samples)
Min Avg Max
376 Read 490 520
154 Write 323 399
160 Mixed 323 390
83.8% 379 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.5 4K Read 25.1 30.8
32.8 4K Write 66.9 99.7
11 4K Mixed 19.2 26.4
98.1% 37.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.7 DQ Read 111 262
51.6 DQ Write 159 273
10.8 DQ Mixed 26.5 38.5
50.4% 98.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
111GB free
Firmware: MU04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 520
Write 398
Mixed 391
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 86.9
4K Mixed 16.3
112% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 15.8
80% 180 MB/s
427GB free
Firmware: MU04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 499
Write 312
Mixed 42.2
62% 284 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 58.7
4K Mixed 23.2
92% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 34.9
58% 113 MB/s
22GB free
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 441
Write 280
Mixed 180
66% 300 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 19.9
100% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 127
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 30.5
46% 87.3 MB/s
331GB free
Firmware: MU04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 496
Write 344
Mixed 151
72% 330 MB/s
4K Read 14.4
4K Write 28.3
4K Mixed 14.5
55% 19.1 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 79
DQ Mixed 37.8
43% 73.1 MB/s
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Gaming 94%
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Desktop 81%
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Workstation 64%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,296

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