Average Bench: 66.3% - 379th / 836

Based on 121 user benchmarks.  Model: CT960BX200SSD1

Above average average bench

The Crucial BX200 960GB averaged 33.6% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 469MB/s
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Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX200 960GB is 23.4%. 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 32.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 237MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 121 samples)
Min Avg Max
349 Read 469 495
171 Write 237 256
186 Mixed 257 271
70.6% 321 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.4 4K Read 26.3 32.3
26.4 4K Write 45.9 61.7
10.4 4K Mixed 18.5 24.8
87.9% 30.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.3 DQ Read 187 285
39.6 DQ Write 126 182
10.7 DQ Mixed 32.9 46.8
57.9% 115 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
48GB free
Firmware: MU01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 484
Write 256
Mixed 268
74% 336 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 63.6
4K Mixed 23.3
111% 39.3 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 42.8
82% 166 MB/s
496GB free
Firmware: MU01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 428
Write 244
Mixed 264
69% 312 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 40.5
4K Mixed 21.1
73% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 46.8
81% 162 MB/s
476GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 474
Write 244
Mixed 229
69% 316 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 22.7
4K Mixed 17.7
67% 20.7 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 50.8
84% 167 MB/s
720GB free
Firmware: MU01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 493
Write 236
Mixed 266
73% 332 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 47.9
4K Mixed 12.8
78% 28.3 MB/s
DQ Read 27.8
DQ Write 56.3
DQ Mixed 12.4
18% 32.1 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,131,498 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 80%
Desktop 79%
Workstation 60%

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII RANGER - $283

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,214

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