Average Bench: 67.9% (478th of 947)

Based on 2,608 user benchmarks.  Models: CT480BX200SSD1, CT480BX2 CT480BX200SSD1

Above average average bench

The Crucial BX200 480GB averaged 32.0% 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 26.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 470MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX200 480GB is 37.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial BX200 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 134MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 134MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,608 samples)
Min Avg Max
356 Read 470 495
193 Write 263 422
127 Mixed 264 373
114 SusWrite 134 148
62.7% 283 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 4K Read 26.7 32.5
23.4 4K Write 51 105
10.5 4K Mixed 21.7 46.5
95.2% 33.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.1 DQ Read 179 301
38.7 DQ Write 134 327
10.3 DQ Mixed 56.6 237
69.4% 123 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 155 74 74 75 75 MB/s
Read 483
Write 410
Mixed 366
SusWrite 132
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 47.8
166% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 48.2
111% 229 MB/s
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 227 108 74 72 72 MB/s
Read 454
Write 410
Mixed 376
SusWrite 130
77% 342 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 30.6
139% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 210
DQ Write 73.5
DQ Mixed 43.8
58% 109 MB/s
292GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 105 74 73 73 73 MB/s
Read 458
Write 407
Mixed 118
SusWrite 132
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 43
4K Mixed 35.8
115% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 39
DQ Mixed 160
118% 162 MB/s
135GB free
Firmware: MU01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 132 78 79 79 78 MB/s
Read 482
Write 436
Mixed 117
SusWrite 145
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 39.4
4K Mixed 31.1
104% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 94.7
DQ Mixed 233
160% 202 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $118 @ launch in Nov '15
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Typical BX200 480GB Builds (Compare 21,837 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: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,390

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