Average Bench: 95.9% (243rd of 1040)

Based on 1,634 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT250MX200SSD4, Crucial_ CT250MX200SSD4

Excellent average bench

The Crucial MX200 SATA M.2 250GB averaged just 4.0% 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 225MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.6MB/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 350MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,634 samples)
Min Avg Max
366 Read 431 472
328 Write 418 470
265 Mixed 343 384
247 SusWrite 350 455
86.8% 385 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.2 4K Read 27.6 33.1
50 4K Write 89.1 122
26.6 4K Mixed 39.6 48.5
140% 52.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
169 DQ Read 326 375
186 DQ Write 305 346
152 DQ Mixed 225 257
194% 285 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
191GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 455 460 439 302 302 MB/s
Read 469
Write 467
Mixed 375
SusWrite 400
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 47.1
169% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 258
222% 327 MB/s
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 429 420 419 424 424 MB/s
Read 411
Write 399
Mixed 333
SusWrite 424
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 37.2
139% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 258
222% 325 MB/s
68GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 380 297 292 284 173 MB/s
Read 474
Write 439
Mixed 370
SusWrite 312
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 90.3
4K Mixed 43.7
151% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 173
138% 195 MB/s
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 372 408 312 313 308 MB/s
Read 418
Write 416
Mixed 350
SusWrite 323
85% 377 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 75.5
4K Mixed 30.1
114% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 248
207% 300 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 272 279 261 252 247 MB/s
Read 429
Write 362
Mixed 282
SusWrite 261
75% 333 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 94
4K Mixed 36.5
139% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 156
137% 200 MB/s
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 333 306 306 313 313 307 MB/s
Read 402
Write 308
Mixed 257
SusWrite 313
72% 320 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 75.6
4K Mixed 32.3
113% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 157
140% 207 MB/s
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Typical MX200 SATA M.2 250GB Builds (Compare 7,376 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 108%
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Desktop
Desktop 95%
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Workstation
Workstation 92%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 UD - $114

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $982

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