Average Bench: 76% (498th of 1016)

Based on 20,795 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 193MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX200 240GB is 38.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial BX200 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 84.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 328MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 20,795 samples)
Min Avg Max
351 Read 459 508
55.6 Write 366 455
93 Mixed 328 407
68.6 SusWrite 84.5 91.7
69% 310 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.6 4K Read 28.5 34.2
29.1 4K Write 73.7 115
24.4 4K Mixed 38.7 49.9
132% 47 MB/s
Min Avg Max
88.8 DQ Read 268 322
49.6 DQ Write 246 340
56.5 DQ Mixed 193 249
163% 236 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 85 52 53 53 53 MB/s
Read 490
Write 56.5
Mixed 274
SusWrite 88.1
50% 227 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 81.7
4K Mixed 41.9
143% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 237
198% 282 MB/s
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 163 42 51 48 52 MB/s
Read 439
Write 376
Mixed 400
SusWrite 66.2
72% 320 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 60.9
4K Mixed 38.7
126% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 66.9
89% 163 MB/s
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 58 55 54 54 54 MB/s
Read 450
Write 395
Mixed 354
SusWrite 90.4
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 27.2
4K Mixed 24.3
76% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 24.7
DQ Write 30.2
DQ Mixed 23.8
19% 26.2 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,625,156 SSDs tested.


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Typical BX200 240GB Builds (Compare 35,573 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 74%
Desktop 74%
Workstation 54%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,095

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

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