Average Bench: 76.7% (401st of 964)

Based on 11,041 user benchmarks.  Models: CT240BX200SSD1, CT240BX2 00SSD1, CT240BX2 CT240BX200SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX200 240GB averaged 23.2% 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 195MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX200 240GB is 45.1%. 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 86.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 324MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,041 samples)
Min Avg Max
356 Read 462 508
55.5 Write 368 455
90.6 Mixed 324 407
70.6 SusWrite 86.2 91.8
69.1% 310 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20 4K Read 28.4 34.3
27.9 4K Write 74.7 117
23.1 4K Mixed 38.9 50.2
132% 47.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
38 DQ Read 270 323
49.1 DQ Write 264 342
45.4 DQ Mixed 195 249
166% 243 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
37GB free
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 59 55 54 54 54 MB/s
Read 515
Write 440
Mixed 409
SusWrite 90.4
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 51.2
180% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 247
207% 299 MB/s
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 52 85 54 55 55 MB/s
Read 508
Write 289
Mixed 407
SusWrite 73.1
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 49.3
172% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 195
180% 274 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: MU01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 110 55 53 53 53 MB/s
Read 466
Write 416
Mixed 380
SusWrite 84.9
75% 337 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 49.6
167% 63.1 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 244
203% 291 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 89 52 52 52 52 MB/s
Read 416
Write 395
Mixed 341
SusWrite 80.7
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 86
4K Mixed 37.2
134% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 238
194% 276 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $64 @ launch in Nov '15
AmazonUS $621 month
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Typical BX200 240GB Builds (Compare 19,334 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $965

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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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