Average Bench: 60.1% (759th of 1034)

Based on 59,743 user benchmarks.  Model: CT240BX500SSD1

Above average average bench

The Crucial BX500 240GB averaged 39.9% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 244MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX500 240GB is 68.6%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Crucial BX500 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 183MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 33.5MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 59,743 samples)
Min Avg Max
370 Read 468 512
312 Write 400 453
10.5 Mixed 284 430
85.1 SusWrite 183 432
74.6% 334 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.4 4K Read 27 36.2
4.43 4K Write 47.5 116
0.3 4K Mixed 14 32.5
84.1% 29.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
95.1 DQ Read 212 283
6.97 DQ Write 244 347
0.4 DQ Mixed 33.5 50
79.2% 163 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 213 210 122 25 105 MB/s
Read 466
Write 393
Mixed 386
SusWrite 149
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 7.4
DQ Mixed 48.1
45% 75.1 MB/s
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 22 93 60 21 74 MB/s
Read 498
Write 436
Mixed 12.4
SusWrite 100
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 7
4K Mixed 0.4
44% 11.2 MB/s
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 51 17 25 68 13 MB/s
Read 436
Write 379
Mixed 12.4
SusWrite 77
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 6.2
4K Mixed 0.3
29% 7.83 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,502,423 SSDs tested.


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Typical BX500 240GB Builds (Compare 16,616 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 50%
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 46%

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Pro4 - $83

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $474

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6 months ago.

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


3 days ago.

better than other options at this price.


2 months ago.

Hızlı bir SSD tek kötü yanı 240 gb olması diyebiliriz

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