Average Bench: 73.7% (280th of 869)

Based on 3,940 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT500MX200SSD1, Crucial_CT500MX2, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD3, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial MX200 500GB averaged 26.3% 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 24.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 65.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX200 500GB is 39.4%. 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 26.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 112MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 3,940 samples)
Min Avg Max
372 Read 487 518
141 Write 323 399
110 Mixed 320 393
83.3% 376 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 24.7 30.4
28.7 4K Write 65.3 99.5
10.6 4K Mixed 19 26.5
96.4% 36.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.7 DQ Read 112 266
41.4 DQ Write 153 271
11.4 DQ Mixed 26.1 38.5
49.4% 96.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
178GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 512
Write 390
Mixed 395
96% 432 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 87.2
4K Mixed 26.2
123% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 38.7
78% 153 MB/s
173GB free
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 510
Write 346
Mixed 365
90% 407 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 25.4
125% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 28.7
83% 178 MB/s
149GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 509
Write 371
Mixed 368
92% 416 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 97.7
4K Mixed 23.5
128% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 29.2
70% 141 MB/s
138GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 463
Write 316
Mixed 293
79% 357 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 58.3
4K Mixed 19.1
86% 32.6 MB/s
DQ Read 155
DQ Write 89.4
DQ Mixed 32.3
48% 92.3 MB/s
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Gaming 93%
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Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 63%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,007

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