Average Bench: 76.5% (528th of 1058)

Based on 34,718 user benchmarks.  Models: CT240BX200SSD1, CT240BX2 00SSD1, CT240BX2 CT240BX200SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX200 240GB averaged 23.4% 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 38.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX200 240GB is 37.6%. 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 85MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 336MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 34,718 samples)
Min Avg Max
350 Read 461 507
54.6 Write 357 453
94.9 Mixed 336 406
65.7 SusWrite 85 92.2
69% 310 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.1 4K Read 28.9 33.6
27.7 4K Write 73.7 109
24.2 4K Mixed 38.9 48.7
133% 47.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
198 DQ Read 277 324
50.2 DQ Write 250 340
59 DQ Mixed 196 250
165% 241 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 51 53 54 53 53 MB/s
Read 467
Write 397
Mixed 369
SusWrite 86.9
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 90
4K Mixed 45.7
156% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 250
208% 298 MB/s
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 158 55 55 54 54 MB/s
Read 469
Write 414
Mixed 383
SusWrite 84.6
75% 338 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 90.8
4K Mixed 40.5
142% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 249
207% 297 MB/s
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 270 50 53 53 49 35 MB/s
Read 466
Write 382
Mixed 371
SusWrite 85
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 81.8
4K Mixed 39.5
134% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 247
206% 296 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 113 38 39 38 38 MB/s
Read 446
Write 208
Mixed 370
SusWrite 74.6
61% 275 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 89
4K Mixed 45.3
142% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 80.9
92% 163 MB/s
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $64 @ launch in Nov '15
AmazonUS $18821 months
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Typical BX200 240GB Builds (Compare 20,430 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,273

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 Comments

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

Enjoy your computer again...

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Poor

3 years ago.

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


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