Average Bench: 109% (162nd of 1000)

Based on 16,171 user benchmarks.  Model: CT1000MX500SSD1

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial MX500 1TB averaged 8.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial MX500 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 279MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 47.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX500 1TB is 45.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MX500 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 398MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 413MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,171 samples)
Min Avg Max
375 Read 478 514
332 Write 423 469
327 Mixed 398 433
325 SusWrite 413 460
96.3% 428 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.1 4K Read 33.3 39.7
50.7 4K Write 89 119
31.1 4K Mixed 47.9 59
159% 56.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
211 DQ Read 352 389
150 DQ Write 317 361
149 DQ Mixed 279 309
225% 316 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
918GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 409 427 439 418 416 MB/s
Read 512
Write 446
Mixed 417
SusWrite 415
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 57.5
195% 71.4 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 299
242% 343 MB/s
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 461 465 464 467 461 MB/s
Read 509
Write 412
Mixed 420
SusWrite 456
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 52.8
178% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 356
DQ Mixed 301
245% 348 MB/s
689GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 455 458 444 416 409 MB/s
Read 485
Write 443
Mixed 419
SusWrite 439
101% 446 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 87.5
4K Mixed 48.4
161% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 358
DQ Mixed 300
245% 349 MB/s
679GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 374 409 411 401 355 MB/s
Read 510
Write 402
Mixed 408
SusWrite 374
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 82.3
4K Mixed 49
166% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 307
246% 345 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,373,882 SSDs tested.

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Typical MX500 1TB Builds (Compare 13,467 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 96%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X470-PRO - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 135% - Outstanding Total price: $919

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 Comments

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2258. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC

Added n/a ago.

Excellent

1 month ago.

My Windows 10 i7 7700k with 32gb ram boots from cold with sass Strix board in 15s


Excellent

20 days ago.

It boost my pc


Excellent

16 months ago.

Crucial MX500 1TB performance within a whisker of the Samsung 850 EVO, which in real life means it feels just as fast, at 11% lower price. Saved £30!


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