Samsung
CrucialCT250MX200SSD1
$134
  

Release date ≈ Q2 2016.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 17,027 user samples
1,734 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 333% 1.5TB free
Worst Bench: 156% 889GB free (System drive)
Poor: 156% Great: 333%
SPEED RANK: 36th / 1012
15,293 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 112% 161GB free
Worst Bench: 68% 28GB free (System drive)
Poor: 68% Great: 112%
SPEED RANK: 230th / 1012
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
259 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+175%
94.2 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1760 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+312%
427 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1324 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+221%
413 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
44.5 MB/s Much faster random read.
+61%
27.7 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
121 MB/s Much faster random write.
+36%
89.1 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
601 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+77%
339 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
61 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+54%
39.6 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
1355 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+303%
336 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2382 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+407%
470 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1585 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+238%
469 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
54.7 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+66%
33 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
181 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+50%
121 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
798 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+109%
381 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
77.7 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+61%
48.3 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
1828 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+314%
442 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 20,094,986 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.08 % Hugely higher market share.
+700%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 67 % Much more popular.
+31%
Age
Newest
41+ Months Much more recent.
+31%
59 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1590 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+320%
379 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1250 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+246%
361 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
4,401 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+257%
1,234 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1154 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+347%
258 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1004 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+228%
306 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
828 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+183%
293 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
841 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+300%
210 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
1TB 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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