Average Bench: 75.7% (242nd of 850)

Based on 2,257 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT500MX200SSD1, Crucial_CT500MX2, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD3, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial MX200 500GB averaged 24.2% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 68.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX200 500GB is 38.7%. 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 28.5MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 119MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,257 samples)
Min Avg Max
372 Read 489 521
155 Write 331 399
125 Mixed 326 393
84.6% 382 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.6 4K Read 25.4 31.1
31 4K Write 68.1 106
11.2 4K Mixed 19.9 26.7
100% 37.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.3 DQ Read 119 274
45 DQ Write 164 278
11.4 DQ Mixed 28.5 38.7
53.1% 104 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
278GB free
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 515
Write 396
Mixed 393
96% 435 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 26.4
134% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 34.7
62% 121 MB/s
124GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 514
Write 340
Mixed 187
76% 347 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 81.2
4K Mixed 25.8
121% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 35.7
64% 124 MB/s
122GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 522
Write 385
Mixed 401
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 87
4K Mixed 24.4
113% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 93.3
DQ Mixed 16.1
35% 72.2 MB/s
248GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 491
Write 305
Mixed 376
86% 391 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 85
4K Mixed 25.4
115% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 33.9
70% 137 MB/s
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Desktop 81%
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Workstation 64%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,151

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