Average Bench: 81.4% (335th of 976)

Based on 4,397 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT500MX200SSD1, Crucial_CT500MX2, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD3, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX200 500GB averaged just 18.5% 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 127MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX200 500GB is 46.7%. 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 266MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 175MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,397 samples)
Min Avg Max
319 Read 390 432
137 Write 339 467
131 Mixed 266 327
80.7 SusWrite 284 461
71.8% 320 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.2 4K Read 25.7 30.6
45.4 4K Write 83 118
23.7 4K Mixed 34.8 42.8
127% 47.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.8 DQ Read 175 302
75 DQ Write 237 351
40.7 DQ Mixed 127 161
118% 180 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
104GB free
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 460 463 467 464 461 462 MB/s
Read 426
Write 464
Mixed 330
SusWrite 463
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 42.2
159% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 367
DQ Mixed 158
164% 265 MB/s
379GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 443 452 433 433 432 MB/s
Read 403
Write 434
Mixed 310
SusWrite 437
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 42.9
166% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 156
158% 253 MB/s
405GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 458 429 423 428 422 MB/s
Read 430
Write 468
Mixed 327
SusWrite 438
94% 415 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 43.6
161% 62.1 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 155
142% 212 MB/s
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 170 116 111 106 117 MB/s
Read 433
Write 149
Mixed 215
SusWrite 124
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 98.8
4K Mixed 34.6
140% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 165
DQ Mixed 103
108% 180 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Jan '15
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Typical MX200 500GB Builds (Compare 20,626 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 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,091

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