Jamesdonkey
CrucialCT250MX200SSD1
$134
  

Release date ≈ Q1 2019.

VS
About
 $134 

Controller: Marvell 88SS9189. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC. Release date: Q1 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 14,758 user samples
134 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 97% 512GB free
Worst Bench: 32% 150GB free
Poor: 32% Great: 97%
SPEED RANK: 636th / 1026
14,624 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% 115GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 64% 232GB free
Poor: 64% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 249th / 1026
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
68.2 % 93.3 % Much faster effective speed.
+37%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
478 MB/s Faster read speed.
+11%
429 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
386 MB/s 408 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+6%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
24.2 MB/s 27.6 MB/s Faster random read.
+14%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
66.3 MB/s 84.4 MB/s Faster random write.
+27%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
287 MB/s 338 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+18%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
14.7 MB/s 38.6 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
+163%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
272 MB/s 337 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+24%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
514 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+10%
469 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
444 MB/s 467 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+5%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
30.8 MB/s 32.8 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+6%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
121 MB/s +3% 117 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
410 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+8%
380 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
29.9 MB/s 47.9 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+60%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
442 MB/s 446 MB/s +1%
Market Share
Based on 26,494,304 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0.07 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 66 % Much more popular.
+32%
Age
Newest
15+ Months Much more recent.
+77%
64 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
213 MB/s 378 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+77%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
344 MB/s 361 MB/s +5%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
964 Pts 1,228 Pts Stronger server IO.
+27%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
44.7 MB/s 258 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+477%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
129 MB/s 316 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+145%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
257 MB/s 297 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+16%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
27 MB/s 218 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+707%
Capacity
Capacity
960GB 250GB
ADVERTISEMENT

The 250GB Crucial MX200 is successor to the hugely successful MX100. Both drives use the same NAND and controller but the new MX200 features Dynamic Write Acceleration (DWA) which is a new dynamically sized SLC cache. Samsung were the first to introduce SLC caching on the 840 Evo nearly two years ago so Crucial are somewhat late to the party. SLC caches generally only help performance in corner case real word scenarios and benchmarks. I prefer drives without SLC caches because they offer more consistent and sustainable real world IO. Comparing the MX100 and MX200 shows that the newer MX200 has a significantly faster peak write speed which is of course explained by the new DWA cache. Price is the deciding factor between the MX100 and MX200 so although the MX200 isn't priced aggressively yet, it will almost certainly move up the value rankings when retailers build stocks and subsequently cut prices. [Feb '15 SSDrivePro]

MORE DETAILS

Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) May 2020 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]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
How Fast Is Your SSD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $165Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $49
Intel Core i5-9600K $199Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $365Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $56
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $681SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback