SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of 520 vs MX200

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

Intel 520
5.7
MX200
6.1
4K Random Read, 4K Random Read Access Time and 512K Sequential Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

Intel 520
6.6
MX200
6.5
4K Random Write, 4K Random Write Access Time and 512K Sequential Write

real world benchmarks

How well the drive performs common tasks

Intel 520
7.7
MX200
8.1
Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

Intel 520
6.5
MX200
6.8
PCMark Vantage and AS SSD Score

No winner declared

Too close to call

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel 520

Reasons to consider the
Intel 520

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Slightly lower 4k random write access time 3.08 ms vs 3.49 ms More than 10% lower 4k random write access time
Front view of Crucial MX200

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Crucial MX200

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Higher capacity 500 GB vs 240 GB More than 2x higher capacity
Faster 4k random read 169.96 MB/s vs 88.59 MB/s More than 90% faster 4k random read
Higher PCMark vantage score 30,457 pts vs 25,952 pts More than 15% higher PCMark vantage score
Significantly lower 4k random read access time 1.47 ms vs 2.82 ms Around 50% lower 4k random read access time
Lighter 51 g vs 78 g Around 35% lighter
Significantly lower avg. power consumption 2.03 Watts vs 2.66 Watts Around 25% lower avg. power consumption
Higher AS SSD score 1,060 pts vs 742 pts Around 45% higher AS SSD score
Significantly more capacity per dollar 3.33 GB/$ vs 2 GB/$ More than 65% more capacity per dollar
Faster AS SSD ISO copy 488.87 MB/s vs 262.98 MB/s More than 85% faster AS SSD ISO copy
Higher MTBF 1,500,000 hours vs 1,200,000 hours 25% higher MTBF
Faster photoshop lens filter 53.9 s vs 55.9 s Around 5% faster photoshop lens filter
Thinner thickness 7 mm vs 10 mm More than 25% thinner thickness

Benchmarks Real world tests of Intel 520 vs MX200

4K Random Read

Intel 520
88.59 MB/s
MX200
169.96 MB/s

4K Random Write

Intel 520
81.39 MB/s
MX200
71.58 MB/s

Avg. Power Consumption

Intel 520
2.66 Watts
MX200
2.03 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

Intel 520
3.08 ms
MX200
3.49 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

Intel 520
2.82 ms
MX200
1.47 ms

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