Average Bench: 77.7% (496th of 1040)

Based on 28,394 user benchmarks.  Models: CT240BX200SSD1, CT240BX2 00SSD1, CT240BX2 CT240BX200SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX200 240GB averaged 22.3% 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 200MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX200 240GB is 38.6%. 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 332MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 28,394 samples)
Min Avg Max
352 Read 463 508
56.3 Write 371 454
95.1 Mixed 332 407
67.5 SusWrite 85 92.1
69.7% 313 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.2 4K Read 29.1 33.9
28.4 4K Write 75.6 112
24.4 4K Mixed 39.8 49.7
135% 48.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
200 DQ Read 277 324
50.3 DQ Write 260 340
70.4 DQ Mixed 200 250
169% 246 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 124 49 49 49 48 MB/s
Read 486
Write 455
Mixed 386
SusWrite 78
78% 351 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 47.7
167% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 239
201% 289 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 235 106 36 53 54 55 MB/s
Read 454
Write 418
Mixed 398
SusWrite 89.8
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 88.9
4K Mixed 45.3
154% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 186
143% 194 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 67 51 50 52 52 MB/s
Read 434
Write 380
Mixed 92.8
SusWrite 83.3
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 31.2
4K Mixed 30.2
91% 28.3 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 50.2
DQ Mixed 89.7
87% 144 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 37,994,597 SSDs tested.


MSRP ≈ $64 @ launch in Nov '15
AmazonUS $18814 months
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Typical BX200 240GB Builds (Compare 15,573 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 71%
Desktop 89%
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Workstation 60%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,087

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

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