Average Bench: 87.5% (229th of 959)

Based on 11,363 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT512MX100SSD1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SS, Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX100 512GB averaged just 12.4% 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 Write Speed 93.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX100 512GB is 41%. 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 148MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 300MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,363 samples)
Min Avg Max
320 Read 402 440
298 Write 420 468
248 Mixed 300 328
121 SusWrite 303 456
80.1% 356 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.6 4K Read 26.3 30.7
51.5 4K Write 93.7 127
26.3 4K Mixed 38.1 45.4
138% 52.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
78.9 DQ Read 148 183
161 DQ Write 312 357
46 DQ Mixed 167 182
145% 209 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
177GB free
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 330 340 395 402 402 MB/s
Read 414
Write 422
Mixed 307
SusWrite 367
85% 377 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 77.3
4K Mixed 32.8
116% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 168
148% 214 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 176 146 124 142 104 MB/s
Read 281
Write 368
Mixed 261
SusWrite 166
61% 269 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 50.5
4K Mixed 28
97% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 27.6
DQ Write 96.9
DQ Mixed 38.2
36% 54.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,101,029 SSDs tested.

Typical MX100 512GB Builds (Compare 6,926 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $772

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