Average Bench: 64.3% (503rd of 927)

Based on 10,765 user benchmarks.  Models: CT240BX200SSD1, CT240BX2 00SSD1, CT240BX2 CT240BX200SSD1

Above average average bench

The Crucial BX200 240GB averaged 35.6% 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 26.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 473MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX200 240GB is 31.8%. 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 28.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 110MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,765 samples)
Min Avg Max
389 Read 473 495
174 Write 239 262
168 Mixed 253 275
70.7% 322 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.4 4K Read 26.2 32.1
18 4K Write 41.9 60
8.95 4K Mixed 17 24
83.7% 28.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.2 DQ Read 160 295
27.3 DQ Write 110 180
9.08 DQ Mixed 28.3 46.8
50% 99.4 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
170GB free
Firmware: MU01.4 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 491
Write 263
Mixed 275
76% 343 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 36.8
4K Mixed 19
85% 27.7 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 42.5
65% 127 MB/s
75GB free
Firmware: MU02.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 469
Write 262
Mixed 271
74% 334 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 63.6
4K Mixed 14.9
101% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 33.3
DQ Write 65.8
DQ Mixed 14.6
21% 37.9 MB/s
12GB free
Firmware: MU01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 482
Write 258
Mixed 262
74% 334 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 38.8
4K Mixed 12
77% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 28.6
DQ Write 97.6
DQ Mixed 27.7
32% 51.3 MB/s
30GB free
Firmware: MU02.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 475
Write 251
Mixed 268
73% 332 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 18.8
4K Mixed 7.6
47% 14.7 MB/s
DQ Read 17.9
DQ Write 168
DQ Mixed 6.51
31% 64.1 MB/s
172GB free
Firmware: MU01.4 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 332
Write 202
Mixed 176
52% 237 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 37.1
4K Mixed 10.2
71% 24.2 MB/s
DQ Read 30.9
DQ Write 54.2
DQ Mixed 11.9
18% 32.3 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $64 @ launch in Nov '15
AmazonUS $801 month
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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: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,223

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

Enjoy your computer again....

Added 23 months ago.

Poor

7 months ago.

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


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