Average Bench: 88.6% (235th of 976)

Based on 12,104 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT512MX100SSD1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SS, Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ Crucial_CT512MX1, Crucial_ CT512MX100SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX100 512GB averaged just 11.4% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 168MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX100 512GB is 47.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MX100 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 153MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 302MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 12,104 samples)
Min Avg Max
317 Read 404 440
331 Write 427 469
245 Mixed 302 330
124 SusWrite 319 463
81.7% 363 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.8 4K Read 26.5 30.7
45.8 4K Write 91.8 123
25.7 4K Mixed 38.2 45.6
138% 52.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
103 DQ Read 153 247
133 DQ Write 313 364
46.5 DQ Mixed 168 182
146% 211 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
368GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 470 471 470 471 471 470 MB/s
Read 410
Write 458
Mixed 320
SusWrite 471
94% 415 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 42.6
154% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 364
DQ Mixed 180
159% 231 MB/s
440GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 406 388 383 383 384 MB/s
Read 390
Write 433
Mixed 314
SusWrite 384
86% 380 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 45
159% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 181
156% 224 MB/s
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 338 322 304 288 248 MB/s
Read 398
Write 420
Mixed 294
SusWrite 307
80% 354 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 81.8
4K Mixed 35.1
129% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 29.3
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 106
105% 158 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,387,541 SSDs tested.

Typical MX100 512GB Builds (Compare 7,891 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 76%
Workstation 57%

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $825

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