CrucialCT250BX100SSD1
SamsungMZ-76E250B

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2246EN. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC. Release date: Q1 2015.

Controller: Samsung MJX. Memory: Samsung 64 layer TLC V-NAND. Release date: Q1 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 93,384 user samples
17,875 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% 232GB free
Worst Bench: 56% 25GB free (System drive)
Poor: 56% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 326th / 1003
75,509 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 128% 195GB free
Worst Bench: 77% 78GB free (System drive)
Poor: 77% Great: 128%
SPEED RANK: 182nd / 1003
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
85.2 % 105 % Faster effective speed.
+23%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
471 MB/s 479 MB/s +2%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
350 MB/s 401 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+15%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.2 MB/s 38.3 MB/s Much faster random read.
+46%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
76.3 MB/s 96.2 MB/s Faster random write.
+26%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
274 MB/s 381 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+39%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
34.9 MB/s 48.6 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+39%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
271 MB/s 295 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+9%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
514 MB/s 517 MB/s +1%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
371 MB/s 493 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+33%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
30.8 MB/s 50.8 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+65%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
115 MB/s 132 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+15%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
337 MB/s 464 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+38%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
44.8 MB/s 67.7 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+51%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
365 MB/s 369 MB/s +1%
Market Share
Based on 15,222,366 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.14 % 1.55 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,007%
Value
Value For Money
67.6 % 162 % Hugely better value.
+139%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
63 % 70 % Slightly more popular.
+11%
Price
Price (score)
$129 $53 Much cheaper.
+59%
Age
Newest
53 Months 17 Months Much more recent.
+68%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
281 MB/s 389 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+38%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
324 MB/s 362 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+12%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,029 Pts 1,305 Pts Stronger server IO.
+27%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
198 MB/s 370 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+87%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
255 MB/s 352 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+38%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
281 MB/s 303 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+8%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
164 MB/s 283 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+73%
Capacity
Capacity
250GB 250GB
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The 250GB Crucial BX100 SSD is the value orientated variant of Crucial's M range of SSDs. The BX100 uses the same NAND as its premium MX200 sibling but the BX100 uses a Silicon Motion controller as opposed to the Marvel controller found in the MX range. Feature wise the BX100 is missing SLC caching and there is no hardware encryption (so security frameworks such as windows Bitlocker will operate less efficiently). In terms of I/O performance the BX100 looks promising. Comparing the BX100 and MX100 shows that the newer BX100 may be faster than its predecessor but as yet there are insufficient user benchmarks to draw any definitive conclusions. The BX100 has only just started hitting the shelves so there's plenty of room for price reductions from its already reasonable price tag. I will revisit this review when I have more performance data for the BX100. [Jan '15 SSDrivePro]

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The 860 Evo is the latest mainstream SATA SSD from Samsung. The 2.5-inch version of the 860 Evo will be available in several capacities ranging from 250 GB to a staggering 4TB. It’s also available in the slimmer M.2 and mSATA form factors. The 860 Evo demonstrates marginally reduced performance compared to its popular, but now three year old predecessor, the 850 Evo. In a head to head comparison the 860 looses by a very modest 6% in terms of effective speed. The 860 Evo is based on a refinement of Samsung’s consumer grade TLC V-NAND, this time featuring 256Gb and 512 Gb 64 layer V-NAND and it also features a new "MJX" controller. The 250 GB version can reach sequential write speeds of up to 520 MB/s, dropping to 300 MB/s once the SLC cache is exhausted (the 250 GB version has a 12 GB SLC write cache). Peak sequential read speeds of 560 MB/s are achievable across the different capacities. The 250GB version has a 512 MB LPDDR4 DRAM cache. All capacities have a five year warranty, but as a testament to the enhanced reliability of this new technology, the warrantied terabytes written (TBW) has doubled from 75 TBW to 150 TBW for the 250 GB 860 Evo. [Jan '18 SSDrivePro]

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Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) June 2019 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

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