Average Bench: 82.7% (342nd of 991)

Based on 5,850 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 128MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX200 500GB is 45.5%. 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 267MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 283MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,850 samples)
Min Avg Max
325 Read 396 435
120 Write 336 462
141 Mixed 267 329
76.4 SusWrite 283 458
71.9% 321 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.2 4K Read 26.1 30.6
46.8 4K Write 85.7 119
24.9 4K Mixed 35.8 43.5
131% 49.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
77.4 DQ Read 177 298
77.6 DQ Write 238 356
42.5 DQ Mixed 128 162
119% 181 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
361GB free
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 412 389 305 403 397 MB/s
Read 427
Write 452
Mixed 312
SusWrite 392
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 40.7
149% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 159
164% 266 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 447 427 417 415 412 MB/s
Read 389
Write 438
Mixed 309
SusWrite 389
86% 381 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 43.6
155% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 160
145% 215 MB/s
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 333 347 325 346 360 364 MB/s
Read 424
Write 447
Mixed 324
SusWrite 346
87% 385 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 80.5
4K Mixed 36.2
130% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 85.3
95% 155 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,089,043 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Jan '15
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Typical MX200 500GB Builds (Compare 23,463 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: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,098

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