Average Bench: 96.2% (230th of 1026)

Based on 1,470 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT250MX200SSD4, Crucial_ CT250MX200SSD4

Excellent average bench

The Crucial MX200 SATA M.2 250GB averaged just 3.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial MX200 SATA M.2 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 223MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX200 SATA M.2 250GB is 37.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MX200 SATA M.2 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 343MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 349MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,470 samples)
Min Avg Max
367 Read 433 472
331 Write 419 470
265 Mixed 343 384
245 SusWrite 349 450
86.8% 386 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.6 4K Read 27.9 33.2
52 4K Write 90.1 122
27.2 4K Mixed 40 48.6
141% 52.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
169 DQ Read 323 375
186 DQ Write 304 347
149 DQ Mixed 223 257
192% 283 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 378 421 429 436 429 MB/s
Read 444
Write 464
Mixed 355
SusWrite 388
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 46.3
158% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 256
220% 324 MB/s
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 431 438 436 438 439 MB/s
Read 432
Write 434
Mixed 365
SusWrite 434
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 82.8
4K Mixed 41
142% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 254
217% 319 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 286 290 283 295 280 MB/s
Read 422
Write 410
Mixed 350
SusWrite 290
83% 368 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 79.7
4K Mixed 38.9
133% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 250
216% 319 MB/s
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 384 323 287 294 284 MB/s
Read 404
Write 368
Mixed 321
SusWrite 327
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 67.9
4K Mixed 34.5
120% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 238
202% 297 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 267 300 283 288 300 MB/s
Read 448
Write 428
Mixed 362
SusWrite 277
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 65.5
4K Mixed 36.1
122% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 199
165% 237 MB/s
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 297 295 150 114 126 MB/s
Read 425
Write 424
Mixed 330
SusWrite 212
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 66.4
4K Mixed 34.7
118% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 155
159% 260 MB/s
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Typical MX200 SATA M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 66,390 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $429

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