Average Bench: 77.8% (507th of 1058)

Based on 33,033 user benchmarks.  Models: CT240BX200SSD1, CT240BX2 00SSD1, CT240BX2 CT240BX200SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX200 240GB averaged 22.2% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 200MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX200 240GB is 35.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial BX200 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 84.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 337MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 33,033 samples)
Min Avg Max
384 Read 467 507
54.5 Write 357 453
95.4 Mixed 337 407
70.3 SusWrite 84.6 92.1
69.3% 311 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21 4K Read 29.1 33.6
30 4K Write 75.4 109
24.9 4K Mixed 39.6 48.7
135% 48.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
210 DQ Read 281 324
50.7 DQ Write 261 341
73.3 DQ Mixed 200 250
170% 248 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
223GB free
Firmware: MU01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 54 55 55 55 55 MB/s
Read 500
Write 446
Mixed 400
SusWrite 89.2
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 47.6
166% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 244
204% 291 MB/s
172GB free
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 53 53 53 53 53 MB/s
Read 504
Write 398
Mixed 408
SusWrite 89.6
78% 350 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 95.1
4K Mixed 45.7
157% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 242
202% 290 MB/s
28GB free
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 60 55 55 53 36 MB/s
Read 451
Write 396
Mixed 372
SusWrite 77.6
72% 324 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 85.1
4K Mixed 38.8
134% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 247
207% 298 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,559,814 SSDs tested.


MSRP ≈ $64 @ launch in Nov '15
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Typical BX200 240GB Builds (Compare 23,028 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 70%
Desktop 87%
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Workstation 60%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,018

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

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