Average Bench: 87.6% (276th of 991)

Based on 12,796 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 166MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 37.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX100 512GB is 45.8%. 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 12,796 samples)
Min Avg Max
316 Read 402 438
317 Write 422 468
246 Mixed 301 328
115 SusWrite 315 460
81% 360 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.3 4K Read 26.3 30.7
45.7 4K Write 90.9 125
26.3 4K Mixed 37.7 45.6
136% 51.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
84.8 DQ Read 149 186
139 DQ Write 309 364
53.8 DQ Mixed 166 182
144% 208 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
268GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 456 441 451 453 451 MB/s
Read 406
Write 438
Mixed 307
SusWrite 412
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 45.8
164% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 155
144% 214 MB/s
298GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 374 369 354 354 360 MB/s
Read 410
Write 447
Mixed 312
SusWrite 364
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 89.3
4K Mixed 40.1
139% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 25.9
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 38.3
73% 134 MB/s
48GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 226 119 92 100 73 MB/s
Read 412
Write 413
Mixed 294
SusWrite 167
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 43
156% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 178
154% 221 MB/s
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 251 176 199 193 187 MB/s
Read 272
Write 358
Mixed 241
SusWrite 218
62% 272 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 56
4K Mixed 25.9
92% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 28.5
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 41.7
40% 59.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,089,043 SSDs tested.

Typical MX100 512GB Builds (Compare 9,625 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - 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

1 month ago.

Have used 512GB version for years! Love it!


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