Average Bench: 75.7% (242nd of 848)

Based on 1,885 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 24.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 67.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX200 500GB is 35.6%. 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 27.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 121MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,885 samples)
Min Avg Max
372 Read 488 520
168 Write 335 399
164 Mixed 331 392
85.2% 385 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.8 4K Read 24.7 31.1
32.1 4K Write 67.5 104
11.5 4K Mixed 19.7 26.8
98.5% 37.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.8 DQ Read 121 263
46.7 DQ Write 170 278
11.3 DQ Mixed 27.9 38.7
54% 106 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
371GB free
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 506
Write 384
Mixed 384
94% 425 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 71.3
4K Mixed 25
113% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 38.2
69% 133 MB/s
297GB free
Firmware: MU04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 499
Write 382
Mixed 383
94% 422 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 13.1
97% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 239
DQ Write 90.4
DQ Mixed 11.4
49% 113 MB/s
170GB free
Firmware: MU04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 370
Write 136
Mixed 159
48% 221 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 32.1
4K Mixed 11.1
61% 21 MB/s
DQ Read 20.6
DQ Write 35.6
DQ Mixed 29
22% 28.4 MB/s
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Gaming 65%
Desktop 80%
Workstation 60%

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $207

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,069

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