Average Bench: 76.1% (554th of 1071)

Based on 36,559 user benchmarks.  Models: CT240BX200SSD1, CT240BX2 00SSD1, CT240BX2 CT240BX200SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX200 240GB averaged 23.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial BX200 240GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 197MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX200 240GB is 36.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial BX200 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 85.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 335MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 36,559 samples)
Min Avg Max
351 Read 454 506
54.7 Write 358 455
94.8 Mixed 335 407
69.6 SusWrite 85.2 92.1
68.7% 308 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.5 4K Read 28.4 33.3
28.1 4K Write 73.3 110
22.6 4K Mixed 38.6 48.3
131% 46.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
211 DQ Read 281 324
47.9 DQ Write 254 339
70.6 DQ Mixed 197 250
167% 244 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 54 54 55 55 40 MB/s
Read 473
Write 447
Mixed 394
SusWrite 86.6
78% 350 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 68.6
4K Mixed 37.1
124% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 250
210% 302 MB/s
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 73 51 52 53 52 MB/s
Read 316
Write 51
Mixed 191
SusWrite 85.3
35% 161 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 63.1
4K Mixed 30.3
102% 37.8 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 235
197% 284 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 71,302,391 SSDs tested.


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Typical BX200 240GB Builds (Compare 12,097 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 58%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $714

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