Average Bench: 78.4% (448th of 1011)

Based on 17,774 user benchmarks.  Models: CT240BX200SSD1, CT240BX2 00SSD1, CT240BX2 CT240BX200SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX200 240GB averaged 21.6% 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 198MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX200 240GB is 38.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial BX200 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 84.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 341MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 17,774 samples)
Min Avg Max
354 Read 464 507
54.7 Write 358 457
96.3 Mixed 341 407
69.1 SusWrite 84.2 91.5
69.4% 312 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.8 4K Read 29.3 34.3
31.4 4K Write 79 115
26.9 4K Mixed 40.4 50.3
138% 49.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.1 DQ Read 267 322
51.1 DQ Write 260 339
48.1 DQ Mixed 198 249
167% 242 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 144 54 52 54 46 MB/s
Read 477
Write 427
Mixed 383
SusWrite 84
76% 343 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 48.2
167% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 242
200% 285 MB/s
110GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 134 54 55 54 54 MB/s
Read 480
Write 416
Mixed 377
SusWrite 87.2
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 99.3
4K Mixed 42.2
155% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 246
205% 294 MB/s
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 60 54 55 53 53 MB/s
Read 368
Write 396
Mixed 343
SusWrite 82
67% 297 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 46.5
161% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 208
159% 216 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,616,357 SSDs tested.


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Typical BX200 240GB Builds (Compare 30,695 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 73%
Desktop 74%
Workstation 54%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,166

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

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