Average Bench: 76.8% (457th of 1000)

Based on 15,817 user benchmarks.  Models: CT240BX200SSD1, CT240BX2 00SSD1, CT240BX2 CT240BX200SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX200 240GB averaged 23.1% 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 199MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX200 240GB is 43.5%. 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 83.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 335MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,817 samples)
Min Avg Max
348 Read 458 508
55.6 Write 371 455
92.8 Mixed 335 405
73.9 SusWrite 83.9 90.9
69.6% 312 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.2 4K Read 28.3 34.4
28 4K Write 76.8 117
23.2 4K Mixed 39.3 50.8
134% 48.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.4 DQ Read 269 322
50.6 DQ Write 259 339
45.7 DQ Mixed 199 249
167% 242 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 58 54 54 55 41 MB/s
Read 488
Write 387
Mixed 368
SusWrite 85.5
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 49.5
175% 65.7 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 249
208% 300 MB/s
76GB free
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 54 54 54 54 54 MB/s
Read 503
Write 328
Mixed 389
SusWrite 86.8
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 84.9
4K Mixed 45.1
153% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 239
198% 282 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 133 51 51 46 35 MB/s
Read 481
Write 264
Mixed 394
SusWrite 77.3
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 53.7
4K Mixed 32.3
107% 36.8 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 244
205% 295 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 66 51 50 50 52 MB/s
Read 459
Write 384
Mixed 96.5
SusWrite 82.5
56% 256 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 28.3
4K Mixed 28.5
87% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 49.8
DQ Mixed 81.7
71% 109 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $64 @ launch in Nov '15
AmazonUS $627 months
EbayUS $2161 min
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Typical BX200 240GB Builds (Compare 26,689 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $913

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

Enjoy your computer again...

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Poor

19 months ago.

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


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