Average Bench: 81.6% (409th of 1021)

Based on 9,049 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT500MX200SSD1, Crucial_CT500MX2, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD3, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX200 500GB averaged just 18.3% 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 132MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX200 500GB is 46.6%. 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 269MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 180MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,049 samples)
Min Avg Max
321 Read 394 432
117 Write 343 467
143 Mixed 269 327
81.3 SusWrite 294 462
72.9% 325 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.2 4K Read 25.9 30.1
35.4 4K Write 79 112
22.9 4K Mixed 34.7 42.4
126% 46.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
110 DQ Read 180 297
68 DQ Write 233 357
53 DQ Mixed 132 161
120% 182 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
122GB free
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 291 307 305 296 299 MB/s
Read 397
Write 419
Mixed 313
SusWrite 301
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 81.9
4K Mixed 35
127% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 160
155% 243 MB/s
258GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 359 353 346 362 342 MB/s
Read 382
Write 341
Mixed 323
SusWrite 351
79% 349 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 83.3
4K Mixed 30.8
118% 45.6 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 137
145% 240 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,404,202 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Jan '15
AmazonUS $904 months
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Typical MX200 500GB Builds (Compare 40,817 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,098

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Intel Core i5-9400F $165Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $49
Intel Core i5-9600K $199Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $370Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $56
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $681SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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