Average Bench: 66.3% (388th of 848)

Based on 159 user benchmarks.  Model: CT960BX200SSD1

Above average average bench

The Crucial BX200 960GB averaged 33.7% 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 26.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 470MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX200 960GB is 25%. 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 33.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 238MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 159 samples)
Min Avg Max
349 Read 470 495
192 Write 238 256
185 Mixed 256 272
70.6% 321 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 26.4 32.3
23.2 4K Write 45.5 63
10.6 4K Mixed 18.4 24.8
87.6% 30.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.8 DQ Read 186 286
40.7 DQ Write 122 181
10.7 DQ Mixed 33.1 46.9
57.3% 114 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
524GB free
Firmware: MU02.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 494
Write 248
Mixed 265
74% 336 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 66.7
4K Mixed 25.6
118% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 46.3
86% 174 MB/s
719GB free
Firmware: .6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 390
Write 252
Mixed 239
65% 294 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 47.7
4K Mixed 23
98% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 43.6
82% 166 MB/s
576GB free
Firmware: MU01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 485
Write 258
Mixed 239
72% 327 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 40.6
4K Mixed 19.7
77% 26.7 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 48
69% 131 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,574,185 SSDs tested.


BHPhotoUS $219.953 months ago.
AmazonUS $279.061 month ago.
NeweggUS $279.994 months ago.
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Gaming 63%
Desktop 74%
Workstation 56%

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII RANGER - $283

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,217

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