Average Bench: 95.7% (262nd of 1058)

Based on 1,968 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT250MX200SSD4, Crucial_ CT250MX200SSD4

Excellent average bench

The Crucial MX200 SATA M.2 250GB averaged just 4.3% 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 224MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX200 SATA M.2 250GB is 38.5%. 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 342MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 349MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,968 samples)
Min Avg Max
362 Read 431 471
317 Write 415 468
263 Mixed 342 382
261 SusWrite 349 450
86.5% 384 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 4K Read 27.6 33
47.4 4K Write 87.9 117
26.8 4K Mixed 39.8 48.1
139% 51.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
169 DQ Read 324 375
186 DQ Write 302 346
149 DQ Mixed 224 258
193% 283 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
99GB free
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 462 463 464 461 463 462 MB/s
Read 471
Write 462
Mixed 373
SusWrite 462
100% 442 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 99
4K Mixed 44.8
158% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 221
182% 260 MB/s
157GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 451 452 453 452 453 MB/s
Read 472
Write 446
Mixed 368
SusWrite 452
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 99.7
4K Mixed 45.3
159% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 175
139% 195 MB/s
140GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 414 426 416 426 423 MB/s
Read 438
Write 439
Mixed 349
SusWrite 424
93% 412 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 45.5
161% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 74.5
DQ Mixed 254
176% 228 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 325 296 305 295 294 MB/s
Read 469
Write 445
Mixed 352
SusWrite 324
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 45.9
163% 61.8 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 218
180% 258 MB/s
210GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 431 430 430 431 432 MB/s
Read 462
Write 424
Mixed 356
SusWrite 430
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 88.5
4K Mixed 36.6
140% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 174
138% 194 MB/s
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 363 361 364 361 361 MB/s
Read 464
Write 435
Mixed 360
SusWrite 373
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 82.5
4K Mixed 41.9
144% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 176
140% 197 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 347 412 345 193 249 MB/s
Read 444
Write 431
Mixed 327
SusWrite 298
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 67.8
4K Mixed 30.8
115% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 234
198% 288 MB/s
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Typical MX200 SATA M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 20,270 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,180

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