Average Bench: 81% (320th of 959)

Based on 4,137 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT500MX200SSD1, Crucial_CT500MX2, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD3, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX200 500GB averaged just 19.0% 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 123MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34.2MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX200 500GB is 51.4%. 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 262MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 173MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,137 samples)
Min Avg Max
312 Read 390 432
133 Write 338 465
123 Mixed 262 326
84.3 SusWrite 286 453
71.6% 319 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.8 4K Read 25.7 30.4
34.9 4K Write 82.2 120
21.4 4K Mixed 34.2 43
126% 47.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.5 DQ Read 173 294
46.9 DQ Write 236 346
34.2 DQ Mixed 123 161
116% 177 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
277GB free
Firmware: MU04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 397 445 418 434 426 MB/s
Read 401
Write 407
Mixed 304
SusWrite 410
86% 380 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 42.8
164% 65.6 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 158
158% 250 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,101,861 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Jan '15
AmazonUS $1806 months
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Typical MX200 500GB Builds (Compare 12,744 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,124

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