Average Bench: 66.1% (403rd of 853)

Based on 202 user benchmarks.  Model: CT960BX200SSD1

Above average average bench

The Crucial BX200 960GB averaged 33.9% 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 26.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 468MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX200 960GB is 26.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Crucial BX200 960GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 32.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 121MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 202 samples)
Min Avg Max
350 Read 468 495
186 Write 237 256
194 Mixed 255 272
70.3% 320 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.4 4K Read 26.3 32.3
23.4 4K Write 46.1 63.8
10.6 4K Mixed 18.4 24.8
87.9% 30.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23 DQ Read 183 292
39.7 DQ Write 121 182
10.7 DQ Mixed 32.8 46.9
56.6% 112 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
745GB free
Firmware: MU01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 493
Write 254
Mixed 271
75% 339 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 67.7
4K Mixed 24.5
111% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 44.3
82% 167 MB/s
404GB free
Firmware: MU02.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 428
Write 186
Mixed 240
62% 285 MB/s
4K Read 15.4
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 15.9
129% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 150
DQ Write 142
DQ Mixed 73
75% 122 MB/s
153GB free
Firmware: MU02.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 490
Write 245
Mixed 268
74% 334 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 46
4K Mixed 10.7
68% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 10.8
52% 119 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,328,095 SSDs tested.


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Desktop 75%
Workstation 73%

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EXTREME - $344

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,713

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