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CrucialCT250MX200SSD1
$134
  

Release date ≈ Q4 2018.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 17,120 user samples
2,496 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 131% 45GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 73% 52GB free (System drive)
Poor: 73% Great: 131%
SPEED RANK: 197th / 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
104 % Faster effective speed.
+12%
93.3 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
687 MB/s Much faster read speed.
+60%
429 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
635 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+56%
408 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
28 MB/s +1% 27.6 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
57.3 MB/s 84.4 MB/s Much faster random write.
+47%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
588 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+74%
338 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
32.6 MB/s 38.6 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+18%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
276 MB/s 337 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+22%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
841 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
+79%
469 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
833 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+78%
467 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
37.2 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+13%
32.8 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
78.8 MB/s 117 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+48%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
761 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+100%
380 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
43.7 MB/s 47.9 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+10%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
397 MB/s 446 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+12%
Market Share
Based on 26,494,304 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.04 % 0.07 % Much higher market share.
+75%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 66 % Much more popular.
+32%
Age
Newest
18+ Months Much more recent.
+72%
64 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
704 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+86%
378 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
709 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+96%
361 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
2,127 Pts Much stronger server IO.
+73%
1,228 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
586 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+127%
258 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
595 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+88%
316 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
509 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
+71%
297 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
463 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+112%
218 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
256GB 250GB
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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]

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