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CrucialCT250MX200SSD1
$134
  

Release date ≈ Q3 2014.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 23,840 user samples
9,703 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% 136GB free
Worst Bench: 35% 37GB free (System drive)
Poor: 35% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 588th / 1016
14,137 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 110% 189GB free
Worst Bench: 69% 22GB free (System drive)
Poor: 69% Great: 110%
SPEED RANK: 235th / 1016
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
70.7 % 93.9 % Much faster effective speed.
+33%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
422 MB/s 432 MB/s +2%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
321 MB/s 411 MB/s Faster write speed.
+28%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
25.6 MB/s 27.8 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+9%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
68.6 MB/s 86.4 MB/s Faster random write.
+26%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
271 MB/s 341 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+26%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
26.5 MB/s 39.3 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+48%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
185 MB/s 338 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+83%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
508 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+8%
471 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
453 MB/s 468 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
36.6 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+12%
32.8 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
104 MB/s 117 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+12%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
368 MB/s 382 MB/s +4%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
42.8 MB/s 47.8 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+12%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
420 MB/s 445 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+6%
Market Share
Based on 21,412,919 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.07 % 0.07 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 67 % Much more popular.
+34%
Age
Newest
64+ Months 60 Months Slightly more recent.
+6%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
340 MB/s 378 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
+11%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
354 MB/s 364 MB/s +3%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,160 Pts 1,231 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+6%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
212 MB/s 258 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+22%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
211 MB/s 304 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+44%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
231 MB/s 290 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+26%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
110 MB/s 209 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+90%
Capacity
Capacity
240GB 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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