Average Bench: 108% (170th of 1003)

Based on 2,703 user benchmarks.  Model: CT2000MX500SSD1

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial MX500 2TB averaged 8.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial MX500 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 272MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 46.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX500 2TB is 36.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MX500 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 387MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 420MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,703 samples)
Min Avg Max
387 Read 479 514
327 Write 422 469
319 Mixed 387 421
332 SusWrite 420 465
96.1% 427 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.7 4K Read 32.4 38
58.2 4K Write 90.3 118
32.2 4K Mixed 46.7 55.8
157% 56.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
214 DQ Read 349 388
183 DQ Write 314 360
181 DQ Mixed 272 300
220% 312 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 451 453 462 462 462 MB/s
Read 508
Write 460
Mixed 409
SusWrite 445
102% 455 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 97.2
4K Mixed 49.9
168% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 290
238% 340 MB/s
152GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 464 458 458 466 467 466 MB/s
Read 512
Write 461
Mixed 408
SusWrite 463
104% 461 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 90.6
4K Mixed 48.8
164% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 289
234% 331 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 424 427 432 428 430 MB/s
Read 503
Write 434
Mixed 399
SusWrite 427
99% 441 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 50.7
171% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 181
142% 197 MB/s
755GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 428 428 420 431 432 MB/s
Read 498
Write 444
Mixed 371
SusWrite 426
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 93.8
4K Mixed 45.5
155% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 289
216% 286 MB/s
1TB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 373 436 442 428 430 MB/s
Read 483
Write 427
Mixed 386
SusWrite 419
96% 429 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 71.2
4K Mixed 44.3
145% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 298
239% 338 MB/s
358GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 433 436 439 441 441 MB/s
Read 479
Write 445
Mixed 399
SusWrite 436
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 45.8
153% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 252
194% 262 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 364 374 316 373 372 366 MB/s
Read 384
Write 363
Mixed 341
SusWrite 361
82% 362 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 43.1
152% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 290
235% 333 MB/s
671GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 403 428 424 428 428 MB/s
Read 472
Write 428
Mixed 397
SusWrite 398
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 38.3
131% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 282
210% 279 MB/s
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Typical MX500 2TB Builds (Compare 16,508 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 95%
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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: 148% - Outstanding Total price: $1,049

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