Average Bench: 79.4% (480th of 1058)

Based on 10,201 user benchmarks.  Models: CT480BX200SSD1, CT480BX2 CT480BX200SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX200 480GB averaged 20.6% 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 192MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX200 480GB is 36.1%. 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 136MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 327MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,201 samples)
Min Avg Max
360 Read 460 503
186 Write 379 447
122 Mixed 327 397
116 SusWrite 136 150
72.7% 325 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.2 4K Read 28.8 33.4
32.5 4K Write 74.3 108
25.6 4K Mixed 39.2 49
133% 47.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
194 DQ Read 274 324
61.2 DQ Write 229 337
84.5 DQ Mixed 192 245
160% 232 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
307GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 242 318 75 74 71 74 MB/s
Read 486
Write 406
Mixed 381
SusWrite 142
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 49.1
170% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 244
206% 299 MB/s
129GB free
Firmware: MU01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 118 74 74 74 74 MB/s
Read 461
Write 414
Mixed 371
SusWrite 139
78% 346 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 49.9
170% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 232
197% 285 MB/s
50GB free
Firmware: MU01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 189 73 73 74 75 MB/s
Read 447
Write 395
Mixed 126
SusWrite 138
61% 276 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 22
4K Mixed 20.3
69% 21 MB/s
DQ Read 194
DQ Write 39.3
DQ Mixed 107
81% 113 MB/s
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $118 @ launch in Nov '15
AmazonUS $16018 months
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Typical BX200 480GB Builds (Compare 21,482 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,233

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