Average Bench: 85.9% (299th of 996)

Based on 13,719 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT512MX100SSD1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SS, Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX100 512GB averaged just 14.0% 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 163MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX100 512GB is 46%. 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 145MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 297MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,719 samples)
Min Avg Max
319 Read 397 439
332 Write 420 467
227 Mixed 297 329
124 SusWrite 311 450
80.2% 356 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.7 4K Read 25.9 30.5
46.4 4K Write 87.8 122
26.3 4K Mixed 36.9 45.1
133% 50.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
57.1 DQ Read 145 184
112 DQ Write 302 360
48.5 DQ Mixed 163 182
141% 203 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
146GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 447 358 456 456 456 MB/s
Read 434
Write 458
Mixed 300
SusWrite 434
92% 406 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 41.7
152% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 178
153% 219 MB/s
438GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 393 457 464 464 464 MB/s
Read 445
Write 462
Mixed 320
SusWrite 438
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 41.5
146% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 180
158% 229 MB/s
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 367 234 192 203 198 MB/s
Read 435
Write 433
Mixed 318
SusWrite 262
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 42.6
154% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 151
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 181
157% 226 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 13,721,910 SSDs tested.

Typical MX100 512GB Builds (Compare 10,623 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,082

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 Comments

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

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

Added 3 years ago.

Excellent

3 months ago.

Have used 512GB version for years! Love it!


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