Average Bench: 76.3% (503rd of 1026)

Based on 24,333 user benchmarks.  Models: CT240BX200SSD1, CT240BX2 00SSD1, CT240BX2 CT240BX200SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX200 240GB averaged 23.7% 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 199MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX200 240GB is 42%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial BX200 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 85MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 331MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 24,333 samples)
Min Avg Max
347 Read 459 508
54.4 Write 359 456
93.3 Mixed 331 406
67.8 SusWrite 85 92.2
68.7% 309 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 28.2 34
26.7 4K Write 74.3 111
21.9 4K Mixed 38.7 49.4
132% 47.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
163 DQ Read 274 322
50 DQ Write 257 340
64.2 DQ Mixed 199 250
168% 243 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 53 54 54 54 54 MB/s
Read 508
Write 461
Mixed 409
SusWrite 91.1
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 46.2
158% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 246
207% 299 MB/s
221GB free
Firmware: MU01.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 60 55 54 54 53 MB/s
Read 480
Write 438
Mixed 99.5
SusWrite 87
61% 276 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 33.1
4K Mixed 34.5
103% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 52.8
DQ Mixed 96.6
90% 147 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,476,015 SSDs tested.


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Typical BX200 240GB Builds (Compare 42,642 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 74%
Desktop 78%
Workstation 64%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,192

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Controller: Silicon Motion SM2256. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC

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