Average Bench: 87.5% (330th of 1040)

Based on 23,506 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT512MX100SSD1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SS, Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX100 512GB averaged just 12.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial MX100 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 167MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 37.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX100 512GB is 41.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MX100 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 154MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 302MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,506 samples)
Min Avg Max
322 Read 403 440
330 Write 426 467
251 Mixed 302 327
134 SusWrite 326 462
81.9% 364 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.1 4K Read 26.2 30.3
46.3 4K Write 87.4 118
25.3 4K Mixed 37.5 44.5
134% 50.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
128 DQ Read 154 205
131 DQ Write 296 360
107 DQ Mixed 167 182
143% 206 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
158GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 428 448 455 450 447 MB/s
Read 427
Write 452
Mixed 305
SusWrite 445
92% 407 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 86.8
4K Mixed 38.9
136% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 180
154% 221 MB/s
222GB free
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 347 363 434 428 428 423 MB/s
Read 438
Write 458
Mixed 320
SusWrite 404
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 91
4K Mixed 40.3
142% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 180
154% 220 MB/s
380GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 364 380 361 379 374 MB/s
Read 389
Write 410
Mixed 304
SusWrite 379
84% 371 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 39.6
142% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 86.3
94% 153 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 221 115 130 106 121 MB/s
Read 374
Write 400
Mixed 301
SusWrite 162
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 89.6
4K Mixed 40
139% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 179
157% 228 MB/s
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 256 222 119 109 128 123 MB/s
Read 404
Write 432
Mixed 299
SusWrite 160
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 79.9
4K Mixed 36.2
129% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 153
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 180
155% 222 MB/s
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Typical MX100 512GB Builds (Compare 4,779 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $1,038

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 Comments

Controller: Marvell 88SS9189. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC

The choice between speed and capacity is over, choose both...

Added 5 years ago.

Excellent

21 months ago.

Have used 512GB version for years! Love it!


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