Average Bench: 76.9% (524th of 1058)

Based on 30,283 user benchmarks.  Models: CT240BX200SSD1, CT240BX2 00SSD1, CT240BX2 CT240BX200SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX200 240GB averaged 23.0% 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 207MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX200 240GB is 38.4%. 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 85.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 335MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 30,283 samples)
Min Avg Max
362 Read 460 507
54.8 Write 359 455
94.8 Mixed 335 406
68.8 SusWrite 85.2 92.2
69% 310 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.4 4K Read 28.4 33.5
26 4K Write 74.6 108
22.8 4K Mixed 39.1 48.8
133% 47.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
182 DQ Read 279 324
49.9 DQ Write 268 342
75.3 DQ Mixed 207 250
174% 251 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 52 52 53 52 40 MB/s
Read 501
Write 442
Mixed 398
SusWrite 85.9
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 44.5
153% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 243
203% 290 MB/s
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 97 55 54 54 54 MB/s
Read 512
Write 457
Mixed 400
SusWrite 89.5
81% 365 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 89.3
4K Mixed 45
153% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 231
179% 244 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 157 52 53 54 54 MB/s
Read 482
Write 436
Mixed 392
SusWrite 83.7
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 61.3
4K Mixed 35.2
118% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 238
201% 289 MB/s
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 161 51 54 53 53 MB/s
Read 424
Write 372
Mixed 337
SusWrite 82.3
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 68.1
4K Mixed 34.9
114% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 240
200% 289 MB/s
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $64 @ launch in Nov '15
AmazonUS $18818 months
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Typical BX200 240GB Builds (Compare 18,949 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 70%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,344

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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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