Average Bench: 74.5% (264th of 859)

Based on 2,706 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 25.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 67.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX200 500GB is 35.3%. 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 26.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 114MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,706 samples)
Min Avg Max
373 Read 489 521
165 Write 324 399
168 Mixed 325 392
83.9% 379 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.6 4K Read 25.2 30.9
32.5 4K Write 67.2 98.6
11.5 4K Mixed 19.3 26.4
98.5% 37.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.5 DQ Read 114 259
48.4 DQ Write 156 273
11.4 DQ Mixed 26.4 38.5
50.2% 98.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
29GB free
Firmware: MU04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 516
Write 293
Mixed 298
81% 369 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 88.8
4K Mixed 26.3
127% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 35.3
92% 197 MB/s
196GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 510
Write 360
Mixed 324
88% 398 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 98.8
4K Mixed 16.8
119% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 28.1
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 15.1
45% 90.6 MB/s
241GB free
Firmware: MU04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 520
Write 378
Mixed 359
93% 419 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 75
4K Mixed 15
103% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 28.7
DQ Write 73.3
DQ Mixed 15.3
22% 39.1 MB/s
305GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 507
Write 352
Mixed 371
91% 410 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 50.6
4K Mixed 22.3
92% 32.3 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 92.1
DQ Mixed 34.9
48% 88.6 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 - $158

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,274

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