Average Bench: 77.6% (531st of 1074)

Based on 11,290 user benchmarks.  Models: CT480BX200SSD1, CT480BX2 CT480BX200SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX200 480GB averaged 22.3% 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 190MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX200 480GB is 38%. 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 138MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 319MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,290 samples)
Min Avg Max
343 Read 454 500
81.3 Write 375 447
122 Mixed 319 398
115 SusWrite 138 153
71.7% 321 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.2 4K Read 28.2 33.2
28.6 4K Write 71.1 111
23.1 4K Mixed 38.1 49.2
129% 45.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
205 DQ Read 272 323
60.4 DQ Write 219 337
86.5 DQ Mixed 190 243
157% 227 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
175GB free
Firmware: MU01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 27 64 75 66 72 MB/s
Read 474
Write 433
Mixed 381
SusWrite 114
78% 351 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 44.3
157% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 228
182% 251 MB/s
408GB free
Firmware: MU01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 139 77 78 77 75 MB/s
Read 464
Write 444
Mixed 394
SusWrite 142
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 80.1
4K Mixed 41.6
141% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 230
190% 271 MB/s
366GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 173 132 79 77 77 MB/s
Read 488
Write 449
Mixed 389
SusWrite 143
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 69
4K Mixed 39.6
131% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 241
203% 293 MB/s
214GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 239 68 68 65 73 MB/s
Read 454
Write 386
Mixed 358
SusWrite 127
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 66.3
4K Mixed 38.3
126% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 229
191% 273 MB/s
292GB free
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 141 109 72 74 75 MB/s
Read 466
Write 414
Mixed 363
SusWrite 123
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 27.1
4K Mixed 20.6
81% 24.8 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 213
175% 249 MB/s
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MSRP ≈ $118 @ launch in Nov '15
AmazonUS $1604 years
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $815

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