Pc300
CrucialCT250MX200SSD1
$134
  

Release date ≈ Q3 2016.

 $134 

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 18,481 user samples
2,403 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 141% 12GB free
Worst Bench: 79% 222GB free (System drive)
Poor: 79% Great: 141%
SPEED RANK: 161st / 1034
16,078 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 112% 233GB free
Worst Bench: 68% 24GB free (System drive)
Poor: 68% Great: 112%
SPEED RANK: 251st / 1034
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
122 % Faster effective speed.
+29%
94.6 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
882 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+105%
430 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
356 MB/s 414 MB/s Faster write speed.
+16%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
40.5 MB/s Much faster random read.
+45%
27.9 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
88.7 MB/s +2% 86.8 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
417 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+22%
342 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
34.8 MB/s 39.4 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+13%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
317 MB/s 344 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+9%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1018 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+117%
470 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
414 MB/s 470 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+14%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
36.5 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+12%
32.7 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
122 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+5%
116 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
517 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+35%
383 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
42.6 MB/s 47.4 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+11%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
408 MB/s 461 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+13%
Market Share
Based on 31,491,048 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 0.07 % Hugely higher market share.
+250%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 66 % Much more popular.
+32%
Age
Newest
48+ Months More recent.
+29%
68 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
737 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+95%
378 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
415 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+15%
361 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,879 Pts Much stronger server IO.
+53%
1,227 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
500 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+94%
258 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
625 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+100%
313 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
358 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+23%
292 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
434 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+101%
216 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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