Average Bench: 103% (132nd of 947)

Based on 1,527 user benchmarks.  Model: CT1000MX500SSD1

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial MX500 1TB averaged 2.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial MX500 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 184MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 42MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX500 1TB is 49.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MX500 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 402MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 408MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,527 samples)
Min Avg Max
411 Read 493 528
332 Write 408 469
330 Mixed 402 432
334 SusWrite 414 456
96.6% 430 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.5 4K Read 33.3 39.9
45.7 4K Write 84.5 116
19 4K Mixed 42 58.8
149% 53.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.6 DQ Read 288 387
72.3 DQ Write 262 354
19.3 DQ Mixed 184 307
163% 244 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
829GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 443 465 471 452 427 MB/s
Read 515
Write 472
Mixed 430
SusWrite 450
105% 467 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 57.6
194% 70.9 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 296
241% 342 MB/s
930GB free
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 462 462 467 468 468 MB/s
Read 508
Write 469
Mixed 436
SusWrite 466
106% 470 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 55.4
184% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 308
248% 348 MB/s
361GB free
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 366 378 458 461 463 439 MB/s
Read 506
Write 465
Mixed 422
SusWrite 428
102% 455 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 54.3
183% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 262
212% 300 MB/s
708GB free
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 401 455 454 414 424 MB/s
Read 512
Write 470
Mixed 436
SusWrite 426
104% 461 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 53.2
173% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 307
246% 345 MB/s
875GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 404 389 406 338 342 MB/s
Read 464
Write 417
Mixed 412
SusWrite 379
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 50.6
158% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 275
228% 328 MB/s
781GB free
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 404 404 411 400 407 MB/s
Read 462
Write 400
Mixed 339
SusWrite 397
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 97.2
4K Mixed 36
133% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 283
230% 327 MB/s
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Typical MX500 1TB Builds (Compare 7,612 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 111%
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Desktop 98%
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Workstation
Workstation 94%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z370-A - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $1,348

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 Comments

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2258. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC.

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17 days ago.

itz gud cuz itz biggr then my dads


Excellent

6 months ago.

Performs sames as 850 evo for less money


Excellent

5 months ago.

Crucial MX500 1TB performance within a whisker of the Samsung 850 EVO, which in real life means it feels just as fast, at 11% lower price. Saved £30!


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