Average Bench: 79.8% (322nd of 956)

Based on 4,053 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT500MX200SSD1, Crucial_CT500MX2, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD3, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial MX200 500GB averaged 20.2% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 95.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 79MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX200 500GB is 46.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MX200 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 157MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 280MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,053 samples)
Min Avg Max
310 Read 424 512
134 Write 333 461
142 Mixed 286 385
75.8 SusWrite 280 459
74.1% 331 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.5 4K Read 25.8 30.6
34.5 4K Write 79 117
13.7 4K Mixed 30.5 43.5
120% 45.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.2 DQ Read 157 295
56.6 DQ Write 213 342
14.6 DQ Mixed 95.7 160
97.2% 155 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
432GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 388 431 429 398 422 424 MB/s
Read 402
Write 438
Mixed 308
SusWrite 415
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 78.9
4K Mixed 33.7
120% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 158
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 160
148% 221 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 167 111 107 110 111 MB/s
Read 422
Write 249
Mixed 189
SusWrite 130
55% 247 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 33.1
142% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 136
122% 185 MB/s
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 131 117 110 119 110 MB/s
Read 361
Write 189
Mixed 209
SusWrite 121
49% 220 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 75.7
4K Mixed 32.9
121% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 103
94% 141 MB/s
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 79 44 46 46 44 MB/s
Read 387
Write 127
Mixed 139
SusWrite 50.7
38% 176 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 64.5
4K Mixed 30.3
110% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 48.1
DQ Mixed 69.7
71% 120 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Jan '15
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Typical MX200 500GB Builds (Compare 22,832 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,179

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