Average Bench: 63.3% (473rd of 885)

Based on 9,935 user benchmarks.  Models: CT240BX200SSD1, CT240BX2 00SSD1, CT240BX2 CT240BX200SSD1

Above average average bench

The Crucial BX200 240GB averaged 36.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 466MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX200 240GB is 33.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Crucial BX200 240GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 28.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 107MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,935 samples)
Min Avg Max
334 Read 466 494
172 Write 236 261
134 Mixed 246 274
69.4% 316 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.6 4K Read 25.4 32.2
17.8 4K Write 41.9 60.1
8.09 4K Mixed 17.1 24.1
82.6% 28.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.8 DQ Read 153 294
24.9 DQ Write 107 176
7.95 DQ Mixed 28.6 46.7
48.7% 96 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
98GB free
Firmware: MU01.4 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 488
Write 251
Mixed 270
74% 336 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 60.2
4K Mixed 20.4
106% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 33.5
73% 152 MB/s
25GB free
Firmware: MU02.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 479
Write 240
Mixed 259
72% 326 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 45.7
4K Mixed 21.2
84% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 18.3
56% 125 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,619,061 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $64 @ launch in Nov '15
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Typical BX200 240GB Builds (Compare 17,651 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,196

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Controller: Silicon Motion SM2256. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC.

Enjoy your computer again....

Added 20 months ago.

Poor

4 months ago.

Not as good as expected, but it's cheap so it's not too terrible


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