Average Bench: 82.7% (432nd of 1058)

Based on 994 user benchmarks.  Model: CT960BX200SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial BX200 960GB averaged just 17.3% 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 188MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX200 960GB is 40.3%. 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 214MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 319MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 994 samples)
Min Avg Max
328 Read 454 502
137 Write 379 450
119 Mixed 319 397
163 SusWrite 214 233
76.4% 342 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.7 4K Read 28.7 33.2
32.3 4K Write 71.2 111
26.1 4K Mixed 38.5 49
131% 46.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
188 DQ Read 267 318
60.8 DQ Write 218 334
79.4 DQ Mixed 188 242
156% 224 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
733GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 414 245 101 76 76 MB/s
Read 476
Write 422
Mixed 379
SusWrite 218
84% 374 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 46.2
163% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 229
193% 278 MB/s
307GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 416 94 218 75 73 MB/s
Read 472
Write 423
Mixed 373
SusWrite 214
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 86
4K Mixed 40.5
141% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 234
193% 276 MB/s
892GB free
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 422 258 118 79 79 MB/s
Read 485
Write 341
Mixed 381
SusWrite 230
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 42.8
142% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 184
141% 192 MB/s
134GB free
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 386 399 160 75 68 MB/s
Read 463
Write 423
Mixed 368
SusWrite 243
84% 374 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 59.7
4K Mixed 33.5
108% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 238
198% 283 MB/s
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $118 @ launch in Nov '15
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AmazonUS $29811 months
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Typical BX200 960GB Builds (Compare 44,103 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 49%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B450M-A - $78

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $936

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