Crucial MX100 512GB SSD Review – High performance on a budget SSD.

Conclusion:


Let us summarise the most important
positive and negative points below:

Positives:

  • Outstanding price for a 512GB SSD.
  • 3 year warranty.
  • Power efficient.
  • Read speeds are outstanding.
  • 7mm thick SSD, which includes a 9.5mm
    adapter.
  • Includes a key for Acronis 2014.
  • Excellent write performance.

Negatives:

  • No 1TB SSD available.
  • Slow write speeds for the 128GB and the
    256GB drives.


To sum up, this is what I would say:

There’s not much to be said about the
Crucial MX100, as the numbers in the review are saying almost everything that you
need to know for the 512GB MX100 SSD. The MX100 is very aggressively priced,
comes with the latest 16nm NAND from Micron, and has excellent overall
performance. If you are looking for a 512GB drive it’s very hard to overlook the
MX100, very close to the M550, and faster than the M500. You will also find a
key for Acronis True Image to make your transition from one drive to another
much easier, and with the MX100 you get the usual high quality product that Crucial
is used to providing us with.

Finishing this review, I will have to say
that I would like to see a 1TB drive, and I would preferred to have seen
slightly higher write speeds for the 128GB and 256GB drives. I guess that you
can’t have everything the way you want it, however I would strongly suggest
that if you can afford the extra money for the 512Gb drive, it’s worth every last
cent.

The parting sentence is:

“Crucial has once again given us an
outstanding SSD in the form of the MX100.”

I therefore give the ‘Outstanding’ rating and
the “Editor’s choice” award to the Crucial MX100 512GB SSD.

 


Crucial MX100 512GB SSD Review - High performance on a budget SSD.

Crucial MX100 512GB SSD Review - High performance on a budget SSD.

Thanks to:


Crucial MX100 512GB SSD Review - High performance on a budget SSD.

EFD
Software
for providing the fully licensed versions of HD Tune Pro

Crucial MX100 512GB SSD Review - High performance on a budget SSD.

Alex Schepeljanski for
AS SSD Benchmark

Crucial MX100 512GB SSD Review - High performance on a budget SSD.

Anvil’s
Storage Utilities

Crucial MX100 512GB SSD Review - High performance on a budget SSD.

FutureMark for providing a
professional license for PCMark Vantage

 

 

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