Average Bench: 99.7% (259th of 1074)

Based on 1,824 user benchmarks.  Model: CT4000MX500SSD1

Excellent average bench

The Crucial MX500 4TB averaged just 0.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial MX500 4TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 135MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 45.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX500 4TB is 48%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MX500 4TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 341MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 349MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,824 samples)
Min Avg Max
224 Read 341 382
188 Write 398 469
256 Mixed 349 384
281 SusWrite 405 464
84.4% 373 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.6 4K Read 33.3 40
47.7 4K Write 82.8 119
28.6 4K Mixed 45.9 58.8
153% 54 MB/s
Min Avg Max
219 DQ Read 318 356
130 DQ Write 293 364
109 DQ Mixed 135 145
148% 249 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1.5TB free
Firmware: M3CR045
SusWrite @10s intervals: 389 435 437 437 427 439 MB/s
Read 376
Write 460
Mixed 375
SusWrite 427
93% 409 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 54
181% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 143
164% 280 MB/s
3TB free
Firmware: M3CR046
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 420 421 420 422 420 MB/s
Read 375
Write 427
Mixed 372
SusWrite 421
90% 398 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 91.6
4K Mixed 53.5
176% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 139
124% 187 MB/s
2TB free
Firmware: M3CR045
SusWrite @10s intervals: 409 407 416 415 389 413 MB/s
Read 378
Write 420
Mixed 363
SusWrite 408
89% 392 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 90.4
4K Mixed 51.3
169% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 137
120% 180 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: M3CR045
SusWrite @10s intervals: 417 419 420 420 420 419 MB/s
Read 377
Write 422
Mixed 370
SusWrite 419
90% 397 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 86.3
4K Mixed 50.8
167% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 139
121% 181 MB/s
511GB free
Firmware: M3CR045
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 421 421 421 421 421 MB/s
Read 372
Write 420
Mixed 342
SusWrite 420
88% 389 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 70.3
4K Mixed 45.1
147% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 138
124% 189 MB/s
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Typical MX500 4TB Builds (Compare 322 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
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Gaming 8%
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Desktop
Desktop 62%
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Workstation
Workstation 7%
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System: Dell Studio XPS 435MT

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $424

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Intel Core i5-12600K $176Nvidia RTX 4060 $293Crucial MX500 250GB $39
Intel Core i5-12400F $124Nvidia RTX 4060-Ti $385Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $80
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $45SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $48SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
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