SanDiskSDSSDXP-240G-G25
CrucialCT250BX100SSD1

Controller: Marvell 88SS9187-BLD2. Flash Memory: SanDisk 19nm eX2 ABL MLC.

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2246EN. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 8,915 user samples
811 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 102% 98GB free
Worst Bench: 60% 44GB free
Poor: 60% Great: 102%
SPEED RANK: 172nd / 859
8,104 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 102% 118GB free
Worst Bench: 67% 51GB free
Poor: 67% Great: 102%
SPEED RANK: 115th / 859
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
81.7 % -6% 86.6 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+6%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
451 MB/s -12% 504 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+12%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
369 MB/s +3% 357 MB/s -3%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
27.8 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+9%
25.5 MB/s -9%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
79.5 MB/s -2% 81 MB/s +2%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
366 MB/s -13% 413 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+13%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
20.9 MB/s -37% 28.7 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+37%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
486 MB/s -8% 525 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+8%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
473 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+28%
370 MB/s -28%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
35 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+13%
31 MB/s -13%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
120 MB/s +4% 115 MB/s -4%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
454 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+5%
431 MB/s -5%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
28.5 MB/s -34% 38.3 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+34%
Market Share
Based on 3,864,299 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % -1,267% 0.41 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,267%
Value
Value For Money
73.4 % +4% 70.7 % -4%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
63 % +2% 62 % -2%
Price
Price (score)
$105 Cheaper.
+15%
$124 -15%
Age
Newest
52 Months -38% 32 Months Much more recent.
+38%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
357 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
+28%
278 MB/s -28%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
299 MB/s -4% 312 MB/s +4%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,144 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+13%
1014 Pts -13%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
67.6 MB/s -7% 72.4 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+7%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
181 MB/s +3% 176 MB/s -3%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
198 MB/s -9% 215 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+9%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
42.2 MB/s -21% 51 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
+21%
Capacity
Capacity
240GB 250GB
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The Sandisk Extreme II uses the 88SS9187-BLD2 controller, Marvel's latest, and Sandisk's own 19MM MLC Memory. On paper this makes an extremely good combination and the benchmarks agree. The Extreme II scored an impressive 1143 in the server orientated AS SSD Benchmark putting it amongst the more capable server drives. In terms of real world consumer performance the Extreme II also fared well achieving a real world speed index score of 570.5 MB/s, amongst the top three scores we have seen to date. The Extreme II has everything going for it apart from its price which is currently significantly above average and hurting its value rating. Because the Extreme is the newest SSD we have in our group test we expect prices will drop with time. Until then, however, there is better value to be had elsewhere. [Jun '13 SSDrivePro]

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The 250GB Crucial BX100 SSD is the value orientated variant of Crucial's M range of SSDs. The BX100 uses the same NAND as its premium MX200 sibling but the BX100 uses a Silicon Motion controller as opposed to the Marvel controller found in the MX range. Feature wise the BX100 is missing SLC caching and there is no hardware encryption (so security frameworks such as windows Bitlocker will operate less efficiently). In terms of I/O performance the BX100 looks promising. Comparing the BX100 and MX100 shows that the newer BX100 may be faster than its predecessor but as yet there are insufficient user benchmarks to draw any definitive conclusions. The BX100 has only just started hitting the shelves so there's plenty of room for price reductions from its already reasonable price tag. I will revisit this review when I have more performance data for the BX100. [Jan '15 SSDrivePro]

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Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2017 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our consumer SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed based on real world performance then adjust by cost per GB to yield a value for money rating. Calculated values don't always tell the whole picture so we check them against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors and more to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. Share your opinion by voting. [SSDrivePro]

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