Average Bench: 86.2% (369th of 1058)

Based on 28,525 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT512MX100SSD1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SS, Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX100 512GB averaged just 13.7% 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 165MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX100 512GB is 44.5%. 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 150MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 302MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 28,525 samples)
Min Avg Max
317 Read 402 442
331 Write 422 468
239 Mixed 302 330
133 SusWrite 327 463
81.8% 363 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.1 4K Read 26 30.3
40.2 4K Write 84.2 116
24.5 4K Mixed 36.7 44.2
131% 49 MB/s
Min Avg Max
82.6 DQ Read 150 193
88.3 DQ Write 286 361
57.9 DQ Mixed 165 182
141% 200 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
294GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 328 417 421 421 422 MB/s
Read 425
Write 475
Mixed 335
SusWrite 383
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 46.9
176% 69.4 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 181
156% 223 MB/s
198GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 438 437 423 431 419 MB/s
Read 438
Write 434
Mixed 316
SusWrite 430
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 50.3
4K Mixed 35
114% 37.9 MB/s
DQ Read 151
DQ Write 98.6
DQ Mixed 150
105% 133 MB/s
152GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 350 254 210 227 213 MB/s
Read 426
Write 427
Mixed 300
SusWrite 281
81% 359 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 81.3
4K Mixed 38.9
134% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 158
121% 162 MB/s
316GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 403 403 406 402 402 MB/s
Read 363
Write 404
Mixed 296
SusWrite 403
83% 366 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 38.9
4K Mixed 25
82% 27.8 MB/s
DQ Read 126
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 70
66% 103 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,717,257 SSDs tested.

Typical MX100 512GB Builds (Compare 7,410 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

2 years ago.

Have used 512GB version for years! Love it!


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