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Crucial MX200 / CT500MX200SSD1

Crucial MX200 / CT500MX200SSD1
alaScore 89

788 reviews

Mar, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 788 reviews of Crucial MX200 / CT500MX200SSD1. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.5/5 for other Solid-state drive for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Solid-state drive the Crucial MX200 / CT500MX200SSD1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 441 user reviews of Crucial MX200 / CT500MX200SSD1 from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.5/5 for other Solid-state drive on

95% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Crucial MX200 500GB SATA 2.5 Inch Internal Solid State Drive - CT500MX200SSD1Crucial MX200 500GB SATA 2.5 Inch Internal Solid State Drive - CT500MX200SSD1

Mar, 2018


Expert review by : Jonathan Kwan (

Crucial MX200 500GB Review (Page 1 of 10)


In May 2013, gas pump price hit the highest in five years at $1.32 CAD/L here in Calgary. The all-time high, of course, was prior to the infamous crash of 2008, which we have seen the posted price of $1.38 CAD/L. While I was forced to pay almost $70 to...

If one were to look at why Crucial was selling boatloads of their MX100 SSDs in the last little while, it was because it was based on a formula that made sense: Decent speed, great price, and top notch reliability. Adding some enterprise features like...

May, 2015

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Love this thing


use on my customer's builds and my own

Super fast easy to mount


May, 2016

Consumer review (

Great SSD So Far


I use this as secondary storage for game installs only, I like to keep those install files away from the OS and other stuff. Very fast load times - I don't have anything benchmarked, but trust me, it's a quick drive. This is my first Crucial SSD,...

Very quick load times. Caught it on sale, never a bad thing.

None yet.

May, 2016

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Smooth Switch from old IDE to SSD in laptop


I would recommend the Crucial MX200 definitely, and $149 was definitely a great deal when I first bought this drive. But it just seems like the SSD prices keep dropping. I saw a special for another overall reputable brand for about $100 for 480GB, but...

So far everything has been working without a hitch, and the speed of course is unbelievable like everyone says. I am of course concerned about how reliable the SSD will be down the road, but will be doing scheduled backup images to external/network...

I think that a lot of the problems people seem to complain about are not about this drive itself, which seems to be a great value for the features and brand reliability, if that holds up. But instead about the 2 general complaints about SSD issues in...

Apr, 2016

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The second one


Product shipped fast and was packed well.

This is my second one of these drives. I'm using this with another one for RAID connectivity on a Z170 System


Apr, 2016

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Excellent SSD for Windows 10


I choose this drive because of the performance specs even though there where a lot of negative reviews. I guess you have to read between the lines to weed out all the newbie's that don't know how to config an SSD. ie; Bios settings, sata 3 chipset...

Performs as expected, very fast and with Crucial's Storage Executive software updating the firmware was easy, I did a clean install of Windows 10 Pro 64bit and I had no issues, also Dynamic Write Acceleration gave the drive a noticeable boost in...

None so far! All though I have read that others had issues updating the firmware when this drive wasn't the primary system disk (C:\),

Mar, 2016

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It's good and I like it.


It works. It's not too terrible expensive.

none whatsoever.

Mar, 2016

Consumer review (

Works well in my MacBook Pro mid-2009


Honestly I have never updated the firmware on any of my SSDs. I own two Samsung 850 Pros, an 850 Evo, all of which are in my desktop PC, and then this Crucial MX200 and also a Mushkin ECO2 that sit in my laptop. For my laptop, I was hesitant to buy...

- Reliable MLC. Though TLC NAND is cheaper (e.g. Crucial's BX200), MLC can sustain more lifetime writes. This is the biggest pro for me. - SSD performance. I have a SATA II 3 Gbps connection for my main drive (whatever OS X calls its C: drive), and...

- honestly I'm not 100% sure about all these OEM SSDs compatibility with different OS's. For a desktop, all these points are effectively null (besides TRIM support, which is often OS based), but for a laptop, you might have to pick up third party...

Mar, 2016

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It's a solid SSD.


To "Thomas G." who wrote that his drive "Failed after 3 years and 20 days": These drives have only existed since Q1 2015, so your claim is impossible. I'm writing this to alert everyone that he had a different drive fail and should not consider his...

Fast, cheap.


Mar, 2016

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Fast drive


This is for Thomas G. that wrote a review 12/30/2015. How could your drive fail after 3 years 20 days when they came out Q1 2015 ?

Fast, reliable, "so far". As far as I know all ssd's slow down if you fill them up. It's not quite as fast as my samsung evo but gets a better overall score using as ssd.

Mar, 2016

Product Specifications


Certification:CE, FCC, BSMI, IC, C-Tick, VCCI, Kcc, WEEE, TUV, UL
Color of product:Black, Green / Silver
Internal: Yes
RoHS compliance: Yes
SSD form factor:2.5" / M.2

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 70

Other Features

Internal: Yes

Packaging Data

Manual: Yes


Data Transfer Rate:6
ECC: Yes
Endurance rating (for 5 years):87
Mean time between failures (MTBF):1500000
Read Speed:555
S.M.A.R.T. support: Yes
Security algorithms:256-bit AES
Solid-state drive capacity:500
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA III
Solid-state drive interfaces:M.2 / Serial ATA III
TRIM support: Yes
Write Speed:500


Bundled software:Acronis True Image HD

Technical Details

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 70
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 70

Weight & Dimensions