Average Bench: 83.1% (440th of 1074)

Based on 17,487 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT500MX200SSD1, Crucial_CT500MX2, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD3, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX200 500GB averaged just 16.8% 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 134MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX200 500GB is 49.3%. 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 273MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 185MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,487 samples)
Min Avg Max
319 Read 393 434
119 Write 355 468
143 Mixed 273 331
86.1 SusWrite 309 462
74.7% 333 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.3 4K Read 25.9 30.3
36.2 4K Write 80.9 119
21 4K Mixed 34.9 43.1
127% 47.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
133 DQ Read 185 299
67 DQ Write 240 360
76 DQ Mixed 134 161
123% 186 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
209GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 460 468 467 468 465 469 MB/s
Read 425
Write 462
Mixed 331
SusWrite 466
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 38.6
141% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 370
DQ Mixed 136
138% 215 MB/s
115GB free
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 374 375 374 374 374 MB/s
Read 413
Write 458
Mixed 304
SusWrite 374
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 81.9
4K Mixed 37.1
132% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 158
157% 249 MB/s
276GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 383 391 388 388 393 MB/s
Read 411
Write 424
Mixed 300
SusWrite 389
86% 381 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 73.6
4K Mixed 34
120% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 161
155% 241 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 150 105 113 108 118 MB/s
Read 401
Write 189
Mixed 209
SusWrite 119
51% 229 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 75.4
4K Mixed 37.1
128% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 129
121% 192 MB/s
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MSRP ≈ $180 @ launch in Jan '15
AmazonUS $903 years
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Typical MX200 500GB Builds (Compare 14,015 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $745

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