Average Bench: 83.4% (353rd of 1003)

Based on 6,493 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT500MX200SSD1, Crucial_CT500MX2, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD3, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX200 500GB averaged just 16.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial MX200 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 130MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX200 500GB is 50.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MX200 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 274MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 179MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,493 samples)
Min Avg Max
316 Read 395 433
138 Write 352 469
149 Mixed 274 330
102 SusWrite 296 463
73.9% 329 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19 4K Read 26.1 30.6
43 4K Write 83.7 120
23.7 4K Mixed 35.6 43.2
129% 48.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
74.5 DQ Read 179 287
82.2 DQ Write 249 361
47.1 DQ Mixed 130 161
122% 186 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
465GB free
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 453 459 458 464 462 MB/s
Read 428
Write 471
Mixed 331
SusWrite 458
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 41.3
150% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 160
163% 260 MB/s
423GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 396 443 416 416 411 MB/s
Read 390
Write 409
Mixed 303
SusWrite 416
86% 379 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 42.2
160% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 163
143% 207 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,196,174 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Jan '15
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Typical MX200 500GB Builds (Compare 27,749 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $993

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