Average Bench: 78.4% (456th of 1016)

Based on 689 user benchmarks.  Model: CT960BX200SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX200 960GB averaged 21.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial BX200 960GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 144MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 33.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX200 960GB is 45.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial BX200 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 213MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 302MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 689 samples)
Min Avg Max
352 Read 459 499
152 Write 338 445
123 Mixed 302 398
166 SusWrite 213 232
73.2% 328 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.8 4K Read 27.6 33.8
28.2 4K Write 66.3 117
12.9 4K Mixed 33.2 50.2
119% 42.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28 DQ Read 239 317
48.5 DQ Write 200 334
12.5 DQ Mixed 144 243
128% 194 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
368GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 361 122 212 76 75 MB/s
Read 498
Write 438
Mixed 391
SusWrite 209
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 46.7
164% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 224
194% 284 MB/s
564GB free
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 388 412 243 175 76 75 MB/s
Read 491
Write 427
Mixed 376
SusWrite 228
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 67.9
4K Mixed 39
129% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 239
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 212
164% 223 MB/s
584GB free
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 347 252 83 114 73 MB/s
Read 476
Write 436
Mixed 377
SusWrite 199
83% 372 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 58.1
4K Mixed 36.7
118% 40.5 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 240
197% 280 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,412,029 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $118 @ launch in Nov '15
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Typical BX200 960GB Builds (Compare 6,209 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 103%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 64%
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Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EXTREME - $310

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $1,906

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