Average Bench: 57.7% (792nd of 1040)

Based on 79,371 user benchmarks.  Model: CT240BX500SSD1

Average average bench

The Crucial BX500 240GB averaged 42.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 242MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX500 240GB is 64.6%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Crucial BX500 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 24.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 171MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 79,371 samples)
Min Avg Max
366 Read 467 513
293 Write 396 451
10.2 Mixed 233 428
81.4 SusWrite 171 394
70.6% 317 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.2 4K Read 25.6 35.8
3.78 4K Write 44.9 113
0.3 4K Mixed 12.6 31.8
78.6% 27.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
94.9 DQ Read 174 255
7.47 DQ Write 242 344
0.4 DQ Mixed 24.7 49.7
69.9% 147 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
83GB free
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 460 449 317 115 76 77 MB/s
Read 511
Write 442
Mixed 425
SusWrite 249
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 32.5
153% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 48.3
108% 219 MB/s
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 391 405 415 405 422 MB/s
Read 490
Write 423
Mixed 411
SusWrite 405
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 38.4
4K Mixed 24.8
101% 31.8 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 92.2
DQ Mixed 46.5
64% 122 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 333 5 5.3 377 23 MB/s
Read 512
Write 441
Mixed 394
SusWrite 153
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 23.9
133% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 0.5
66% 154 MB/s
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR041
SusWrite @10s intervals: 463 316 195 164 72 70 MB/s
Read 513
Write 453
Mixed 405
SusWrite 213
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 43.8
4K Mixed 2.8
80% 27.2 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 28.9
86% 178 MB/s
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 138 146 172 210 144 MB/s
Read 506
Write 402
Mixed 12.3
SusWrite 208
62% 282 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 7
4K Mixed 29.2
81% 20.8 MB/s
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 417 150 99 107 89 133 MB/s
Read 488
Write 432
Mixed 406
SusWrite 166
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 7.1
4K Mixed 0.4
51% 12.7 MB/s
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Typical BX500 240GB Builds (Compare 26,688 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 48%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: Asrock B450M Pro4 - $81

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $594

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3 days ago.

No issue and works like champ


Poor

3 months ago.

Best what you can get for your money in terms of ssd's


Poor

4 months ago.

better than other options at this price.


Excellent

6 months ago.

Hızlı bir SSD tek kötü yanı 240 gb olması diyebiliriz


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