Average Bench: 86.9% (337th of 1040)

Based on 25,820 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT512MX100SSD1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SS, Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX100 512GB averaged just 13.1% 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 166MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 37.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX100 512GB is 42.7%. 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 151MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 302MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,820 samples)
Min Avg Max
331 Read 405 441
346 Write 425 468
249 Mixed 302 328
131 SusWrite 321 462
81.8% 363 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.3 4K Read 26.2 30.4
45.7 4K Write 86.2 117
26 4K Mixed 37.4 44.6
133% 49.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
122 DQ Read 151 176
100 DQ Write 291 361
104 DQ Mixed 166 182
142% 202 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
461GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 442 431 427 434 435 MB/s
Read 404
Write 413
Mixed 294
SusWrite 435
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 75.8
4K Mixed 34.7
123% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 181
185% 301 MB/s
473GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 434 434 433 434 435 MB/s
Read 434
Write 434
Mixed 321
SusWrite 434
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 89.8
4K Mixed 40.6
144% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 145
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 155
120% 162 MB/s
73GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 320 207 224 190 207 MB/s
Read 421
Write 466
Mixed 322
SusWrite 265
83% 368 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 43.5
158% 60.8 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 181
159% 231 MB/s
86GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 240 148 145 147 145 MB/s
Read 420
Write 455
Mixed 319
SusWrite 205
79% 350 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 95.4
4K Mixed 40.6
144% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 30.2
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 44.6
43% 65.1 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 260 232 155 157 160 MB/s
Read 335
Write 374
Mixed 277
SusWrite 185
66% 292 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 85.6
4K Mixed 39.7
138% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 163
127% 172 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,333,039 SSDs tested.

Typical MX100 512GB Builds (Compare 6,524 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
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

2 years ago.

Have used 512GB version for years! Love it!


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