Average Bench: 78.2% (458th of 1018)

Based on 6,360 user benchmarks.  Models: CT480BX200SSD1, CT480BX2 CT480BX200SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX200 480GB averaged 21.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial BX200 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 188MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX200 480GB is 39.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial BX200 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 137MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 311MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,360 samples)
Min Avg Max
353 Read 457 502
80.7 Write 374 445
120 Mixed 311 397
110 SusWrite 137 150
71.3% 320 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.8 4K Read 28.5 33.6
32.5 4K Write 72.3 114
24.6 4K Mixed 38.6 49.7
131% 46.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
171 DQ Read 268 321
58.3 DQ Write 221 335
80.5 DQ Mixed 188 244
156% 225 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 323 93 73 73 73 MB/s
Read 470
Write 427
Mixed 380
SusWrite 128
79% 351 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 66.9
4K Mixed 38.7
128% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 106
137% 243 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 183 125 158 75 69 MB/s
Read 494
Write 138
Mixed 125
SusWrite 123
48% 220 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 44.8
4K Mixed 36.2
119% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 235
195% 279 MB/s
447GB free
Firmware: MU01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 239 71 71 71 72 MB/s
Read 382
Write 340
Mixed 331
SusWrite 133
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 62.5
4K Mixed 31.9
103% 37.8 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 230
187% 263 MB/s
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 222 74 73 73 74 MB/s
Read 468
Write 423
Mixed 121
SusWrite 134
64% 286 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 37.5
4K Mixed 31.9
104% 32.6 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 74.7
DQ Mixed 236
160% 201 MB/s
338GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 164 75 75 73 72 MB/s
Read 465
Write 414
Mixed 127
SusWrite 139
64% 286 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 39.8
4K Mixed 13.2
75% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 71.7
DQ Mixed 95
90% 148 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $118 @ launch in Nov '15
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Typical BX200 480GB Builds (Compare 37,946 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,136

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