Average Bench: 83.1% (425th of 1058)

Based on 963 user benchmarks.  Model: CT960BX200SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial BX200 960GB averaged just 16.9% 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 187MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX200 960GB is 39.5%. 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 215MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 319MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 963 samples)
Min Avg Max
329 Read 455 502
137 Write 379 450
119 Mixed 319 398
175 SusWrite 215 235
76.6% 342 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.8 4K Read 28.9 33.3
31.3 4K Write 72.5 113
25.9 4K Mixed 38.8 49.3
132% 46.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
175 DQ Read 266 316
60.7 DQ Write 218 335
78.9 DQ Mixed 187 242
155% 224 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
501GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 223 225 229 135 150 MB/s
Read 306
Write 228
Mixed 234
SusWrite 195
54% 241 MB/s
4K Read 13.2
4K Write 20.3
4K Mixed 12.5
47% 15.3 MB/s
DQ Read 207
DQ Write 86.2
DQ Mixed 108
90% 134 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,993,727 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $118 @ launch in Nov '15
EbayUS $2904 mins
AmazonUS $2987 months
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Typical BX200 960GB Builds (Compare 40,103 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 51%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B450M-A - $78

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $877

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