Average Bench: 75.5% (242nd of 848)

Based on 1,959 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT500MX200SSD1, Crucial_CT500MX2, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD3, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial MX200 500GB averaged 24.5% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 67.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX200 500GB is 39.2%. 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 28.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 120MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,959 samples)
Min Avg Max
371 Read 488 521
154 Write 331 399
140 Mixed 327 392
84.6% 382 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.9 4K Read 25.1 31.1
29.9 4K Write 67.6 104
10.9 4K Mixed 19.6 26.7
99% 37.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.8 DQ Read 120 262
42.1 DQ Write 169 280
11.2 DQ Mixed 28.4 38.7
53.8% 106 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
107GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 506
Write 296
Mixed 317
82% 373 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 61.3
4K Mixed 14.1
91% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 26.4
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 25.1
31% 52.8 MB/s
273GB free
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 497
Write 354
Mixed 373
90% 408 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 40.3
4K Mixed 16.3
70% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 54
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 32
40% 67.9 MB/s
423GB free
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 505
Write 394
Mixed 394
96% 431 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 38.8
4K Mixed 12.5
69% 24.2 MB/s
DQ Read 24.1
DQ Write 49.8
DQ Mixed 37
28% 37 MB/s
36GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 465
Write 318
Mixed 320
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 29.3
4K Mixed 20.2
74% 23.7 MB/s
DQ Read 67.6
DQ Write 29.7
DQ Mixed 33.9
29% 43.7 MB/s
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Gaming 105%
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 67%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $207

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,401

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