Average Bench: 82.8% (385th of 1016)

Based on 9,316 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT500MX200SSD1, Crucial_CT500MX2, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD3, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX200 500GB averaged just 17.2% 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 35.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX200 500GB is 49.6%. 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 272MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 175MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,316 samples)
Min Avg Max
317 Read 397 435
115 Write 343 467
145 Mixed 272 329
79.2 SusWrite 297 459
73.4% 327 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.3 4K Read 26.2 30.4
41 4K Write 83.1 117
22.5 4K Mixed 35.1 43.2
129% 48.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
73 DQ Read 175 296
77.4 DQ Write 237 353
44.7 DQ Mixed 130 161
119% 181 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
59GB free
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 458 457 457 457 458 MB/s
Read 406
Write 455
Mixed 322
SusWrite 456
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 89.5
4K Mixed 38.6
138% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 147
DQ Write 365
DQ Mixed 161
150% 224 MB/s
228GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 270 270 279 258 279 MB/s
Read 386
Write 397
Mixed 324
SusWrite 269
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 82.1
4K Mixed 39.8
137% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 31.3
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 44.4
46% 71.5 MB/s
366GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 377 381 380 363 358 MB/s
Read 331
Write 363
Mixed 277
SusWrite 368
76% 335 MB/s
4K Read 10.5
4K Write 28.1
4K Mixed 16.6
52% 18.4 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 112
85% 115 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 93 65 57 57 55 MB/s
Read 390
Write 260
Mixed 291
SusWrite 74.5
56% 254 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 52
4K Mixed 28.7
100% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 62
DQ Mixed 87.8
69% 98 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Jan '15
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Typical MX200 500GB Builds (Compare 35,624 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $997

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