Average Bench: 64.1% (420th of 848)

Based on 1,060 user benchmarks.  Models: CT480BX200SSD1, CT480BX2 CT480BX200SSD1

Above average average bench

The Crucial BX200 480GB averaged 35.9% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 462MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX200 480GB is 33.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Crucial BX200 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 30.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 119MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,060 samples)
Min Avg Max
344 Read 462 493
181 Write 234 254
174 Mixed 251 271
69.4% 316 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.4 4K Read 25.7 32.2
17.2 4K Write 43.6 63
9.09 4K Mixed 17.5 24.9
84.4% 28.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.1 DQ Read 161 292
31.5 DQ Write 119 181
8.92 DQ Mixed 30.2 46.8
52.4% 103 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
35GB free
Firmware: MU02.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 470
Write 236
Mixed 260
71% 322 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 28
4K Mixed 18.3
70% 22.3 MB/s
DQ Read 22.9
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 37.2
47% 79.4 MB/s
64GB free
Firmware: MU02.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 468
Write 231
Mixed 254
70% 318 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 22.4
4K Mixed 17.9
58% 18.5 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 44.5
56% 100 MB/s
398GB free
Firmware: MU02.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 454
Write 228
Mixed 253
68% 312 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 23.5
4K Mixed 8.84
57% 18.1 MB/s
DQ Read 22.9
DQ Write 26.6
DQ Mixed 9.3
11% 19.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,359,232 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 79%
Workstation 63%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,059

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