Average Bench: 98.5% (243rd of 1058)

Based on 1,109 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT500MX200SSD4, Crucial_ CT500MX200SSD4

Excellent average bench

The Crucial MX200 SATA M.2 500GB averaged just 1.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial MX200 SATA M.2 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 220MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX200 SATA M.2 500GB is 47.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MX200 SATA M.2 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 320MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 427MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,109 samples)
Min Avg Max
343 Read 427 468
303 Write 415 468
259 Mixed 320 350
306 SusWrite 408 464
88.4% 393 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.6 4K Read 27.6 33
36.6 4K Write 86.5 120
23 4K Mixed 39 48.5
138% 51 MB/s
Min Avg Max
152 DQ Read 327 380
154 DQ Write 298 344
83.4 DQ Mixed 220 254
190% 282 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
372GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 446 459 470 471 471 MB/s
Read 468
Write 473
Mixed 357
SusWrite 458
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 50
181% 69.4 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 252
218% 323 MB/s
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 374 393 401 396 395 413 MB/s
Read 397
Write 412
Mixed 296
SusWrite 395
85% 375 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 65.1
4K Mixed 32.4
114% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 159
139% 202 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,331,982 SSDs tested.

 Prices

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Typical MX200 SATA M.2 500GB Builds (Compare 2,696 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Intel NUC8BEB

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 11% - Very poor Total price: $258

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