Average Bench: 81.5% (449th of 1058)

Based on 14,849 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT500MX200SSD1, Crucial_CT500MX2, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD3, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX200 500GB averaged just 18.4% 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 34.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX200 500GB is 46.3%. 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 268MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 294MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,849 samples)
Min Avg Max
321 Read 396 435
124 Write 343 467
135 Mixed 268 329
83.2 SusWrite 294 462
72.9% 325 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.5 4K Read 25.8 30
41 4K Write 78.8 110
23.2 4K Mixed 34.3 42.5
125% 46.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
129 DQ Read 188 302
65.8 DQ Write 228 358
71.1 DQ Mixed 132 161
121% 183 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
337GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 440 440 440 439 439 MB/s
Read 428
Write 438
Mixed 324
SusWrite 439
92% 407 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 38.7
138% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 147
118% 164 MB/s
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 312 317 317 321 311 MB/s
Read 421
Write 369
Mixed 266
SusWrite 316
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 72.5
4K Mixed 36
125% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 102
102% 159 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,171,647 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $180 @ launch in Jan '15
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AmazonUS $905 months
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Typical MX200 500GB Builds (Compare 19,571 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,184

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