Average Bench: 82.6% (432nd of 1058)

Based on 12,561 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT500MX200SSD1, Crucial_CT500MX2, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD3, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX200 500GB averaged just 17.3% 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 134MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX200 500GB is 45.2%. 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 274MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 186MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,561 samples)
Min Avg Max
322 Read 397 435
117 Write 351 468
140 Mixed 274 330
93 SusWrite 310 460
74.8% 333 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 4K Read 25.8 30
39.2 4K Write 78.6 110
22.8 4K Mixed 34.4 42.6
125% 46.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
135 DQ Read 186 299
69.4 DQ Write 233 359
71.4 DQ Mixed 134 161
122% 184 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
365GB free
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 419 434 433 433 433 MB/s
Read 436
Write 438
Mixed 327
SusWrite 427
92% 407 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 95.1
4K Mixed 40.9
147% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 211
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 144
123% 180 MB/s
160GB free
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 446 451 445 450 445 429 MB/s
Read 402
Write 434
Mixed 297
SusWrite 444
89% 394 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 90.4
4K Mixed 36.6
136% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 157
143% 211 MB/s
182GB free
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 387 375 361 371 361 MB/s
Read 395
Write 421
Mixed 303
SusWrite 376
84% 374 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 34.7
139% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 136
151% 252 MB/s
457GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 434 435 437 435 436 MB/s
Read 421
Write 431
Mixed 320
SusWrite 435
91% 402 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 85
4K Mixed 38.9
138% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 143
115% 160 MB/s
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $180 @ launch in Jan '15
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AmazonUS $902 months
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Typical MX200 500GB Builds (Compare 18,081 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $983

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