Average Bench: 75.7% (524th of 1040)

Based on 25,995 user benchmarks.  Models: CT240BX200SSD1, CT240BX2 00SSD1, CT240BX2 CT240BX200SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX200 240GB averaged 24.2% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 196MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX200 240GB is 41.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial BX200 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 84.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 330MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,995 samples)
Min Avg Max
348 Read 455 506
54.4 Write 352 454
93.3 Mixed 330 405
67.1 SusWrite 84.6 91.8
68% 305 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.9 4K Read 28.1 33.7
27.1 4K Write 73.7 112
22.7 4K Mixed 38.6 49.5
131% 46.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
109 DQ Read 272 322
49.8 DQ Write 249 340
47.3 DQ Mixed 196 250
165% 239 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
121GB free
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 55 55 54 53 54 MB/s
Read 508
Write 389
Mixed 405
SusWrite 89
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 47.2
172% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 242
199% 284 MB/s
121GB free
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 55 55 54 54 54 MB/s
Read 462
Write 433
Mixed 381
SusWrite 89.4
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 49.9
171% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 242
201% 286 MB/s
101GB free
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 56 55 55 55 55 MB/s
Read 487
Write 438
Mixed 398
SusWrite 87.3
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 84.7
4K Mixed 42.8
146% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 238
199% 284 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 147 54 54 55 39 MB/s
Read 495
Write 412
Mixed 389
SusWrite 82.9
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 81.6
4K Mixed 43.7
147% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 189
144% 195 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 124 57 25 28 34 MB/s
Read 481
Write 189
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 57
42% 196 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 16.7
4K Mixed 6.5
65% 18.2 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 118
141% 245 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $64 @ launch in Nov '15
AmazonUS $18811 months
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Typical BX200 240GB Builds (Compare 10,894 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,128

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

Enjoy your computer again...

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Poor

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Not as good as expected, but it's cheap so it's not too terrible


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