Average Bench: 64.6% (670th of 1011)

Based on 18,504 user benchmarks.  Model: CT240BX500SSD1

Above average average bench

The Crucial BX500 240GB averaged 35.3% 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 28.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 259MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX500 240GB is 68.2%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Crucial BX500 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 210MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 37.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,504 samples)
Min Avg Max
364 Read 469 513
322 Write 403 455
10.8 Mixed 282 430
90.2 SusWrite 210 442
76.2% 341 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.3 4K Read 28.4 37
5.1 4K Write 51.4 114
0.3 4K Mixed 16.5 32.5
91.3% 32.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.3 DQ Read 211 271
7.51 DQ Write 259 348
0.4 DQ Mixed 37.2 49.9
83.1% 169 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 452 453 278 263 123 MB/s
Read 508
Write 459
Mixed 428
SusWrite 337
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 31.9
145% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 227
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 48
104% 208 MB/s
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 39 93 40 40 27 MB/s
Read 352
Write 108
Mixed 9.8
SusWrite 51.8
28% 131 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 89.6
4K Mixed 30.4
132% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 87.9
DQ Mixed 0.4
53% 134 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 139 20 70 62 91 MB/s
Read 511
Write 403
Mixed 404
SusWrite 122
80% 360 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 6.5
4K Mixed 0.5
59% 14.5 MB/s
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 329 58 21 54 6.4 78 MB/s
Read 514
Write 322
Mixed 12.5
SusWrite 90.9
51% 235 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 7.4
4K Mixed 0.3
51% 12.9 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 347 43 79 90 76 57 MB/s
Read 498
Write 405
Mixed 12.2
SusWrite 115
57% 258 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 6.4
4K Mixed 2.5
46% 11.6 MB/s
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 4.9 75 6.4 86 10 MB/s
Read 495
Write 422
Mixed 12.3
SusWrite 88.8
56% 255 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 6.7
4K Mixed 0.4
49% 12.3 MB/s
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Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 56%
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Motherboard: Asrock B450M Pro4 - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $452

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