Average Bench: 86.1% (371st of 1058)

Based on 26,687 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT512MX100SSD1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SS, Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX100 512GB averaged just 13.8% 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 37MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX100 512GB is 46.5%. 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 149MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 301MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 26,687 samples)
Min Avg Max
317 Read 401 440
304 Write 417 468
243 Mixed 301 329
133 SusWrite 324 461
81.2% 361 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.7 4K Read 26.2 30
38.1 4K Write 83.8 115
24 4K Mixed 37 44.2
131% 49 MB/s
Min Avg Max
108 DQ Read 149 174
90.8 DQ Write 282 361
72.7 DQ Mixed 166 182
140% 199 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
471GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 467 471 472 473 469 MB/s
Read 421
Write 472
Mixed 319
SusWrite 470
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 45
166% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 150
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 180
158% 230 MB/s
367GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 442 440 442 442 447 MB/s
Read 418
Write 466
Mixed 322
SusWrite 445
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 43.5
158% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 150
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 180
159% 231 MB/s
246GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 423 424 429 430 432 MB/s
Read 419
Write 422
Mixed 314
SusWrite 419
89% 394 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 84.8
4K Mixed 39.1
137% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 154
119% 161 MB/s
224GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 202 95 71 61 67 MB/s
Read 316
Write 328
Mixed 276
SusWrite 124
58% 261 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 51.7
4K Mixed 31.2
102% 35.3 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 146
103% 131 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,171,647 SSDs tested.

Typical MX100 512GB Builds (Compare 8,009 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 6 years ago.

Excellent

2 years ago.

Have used 512GB version for years! Love it!


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