Average Bench: 78.2% (500th of 1058)

Based on 9,360 user benchmarks.  Models: CT480BX200SSD1, CT480BX2 CT480BX200SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX200 480GB averaged 21.7% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 190MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX200 480GB is 38.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial BX200 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 136MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 317MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 9,360 samples)
Min Avg Max
348 Read 458 504
133 Write 378 447
122 Mixed 317 397
117 SusWrite 136 150
72% 323 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.8 4K Read 28.5 33.7
29.8 4K Write 71.8 110
23.4 4K Mixed 38.4 49.6
131% 46.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
185 DQ Read 272 323
58.2 DQ Write 223 336
89.2 DQ Mixed 190 244
158% 228 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 103 199 74 74 73 MB/s
Read 484
Write 426
Mixed 390
SusWrite 129
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 49.5
172% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 232
197% 285 MB/s
167GB free
Firmware: MU01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 82 78 79 78 79 MB/s
Read 498
Write 445
Mixed 393
SusWrite 141
82% 369 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 44.1
149% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 232
194% 279 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,065,467 SSDs tested.


MSRP ≈ $118 @ launch in Nov '15
AmazonUS $16015 months
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Typical BX200 480GB Builds (Compare 19,498 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 70%
Desktop 88%
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Workstation 60%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,261

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