Average Bench: 81.9% (443rd of 1058)

Based on 15,195 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT500MX200SSD1, Crucial_CT500MX2, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD3, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX200 500GB averaged just 18.0% 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 131MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX200 500GB is 47.1%. 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 269MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 181MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,195 samples)
Min Avg Max
319 Read 395 436
120 Write 347 467
130 Mixed 269 331
75.4 SusWrite 300 458
73.6% 328 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.9 4K Read 25.7 30.4
40.8 4K Write 78.9 115
22.2 4K Mixed 34.6 42.4
125% 46.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
122 DQ Read 181 303
52 DQ Write 232 360
64.1 DQ Mixed 131 161
120% 182 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 464 462 467 465 468 466 MB/s
Read 433
Write 468
Mixed 328
SusWrite 465
96% 424 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 90
4K Mixed 39.5
142% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 158
163% 263 MB/s
434GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 423 428 441 455 436 MB/s
Read 412
Write 456
Mixed 321
SusWrite 406
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 86.9
4K Mixed 40.7
142% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 160
150% 226 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 55,018,803 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $180 @ launch in Jan '15
AmazonUS $9016 months
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Typical MX200 500GB Builds (Compare 26,025 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $895

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