Average Bench: 56% (849th of 1080)

Based on 142,801 user benchmarks.  Model: CT240BX500SSD1

Average average bench

The Crucial BX500 240GB averaged 43.9% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 236MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX500 240GB is 61.8%. 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 18.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 157MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 142,801 samples)
Min Avg Max
360 Read 459 508
238 Write 388 453
10.3 Mixed 235 427
69.2 SusWrite 157 356
69% 310 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.6 4K Read 25.9 37
4.71 4K Write 41.7 112
0.3 4K Mixed 11.4 31.9
76% 26.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
94.5 DQ Read 167 237
7.7 DQ Write 236 344
0.3 DQ Mixed 18.7 49.5
65.2% 140 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
223GB free
Firmware: M6CR056
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 449 449 444 320 272 MB/s
Read 503
Write 446
Mixed 417
SusWrite 397
99% 441 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 98.8
4K Mixed 20.7
133% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 202
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 27.1
88% 187 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 269 99 95 114 114 MB/s
Read 508
Write 448
Mixed 421
SusWrite 190
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 32.6
154% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 244
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 49.3
104% 209 MB/s
121GB free
Firmware: M6CR041
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 449 249 112 98 94 MB/s
Read 507
Write 455
Mixed 60
SusWrite 241
70% 316 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 43.1
4K Mixed 21.8
94% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 57.6
DQ Mixed 13.5
36% 78.9 MB/s
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR041
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 96 40 105 101 81 MB/s
Read 499
Write 439
Mixed 28.8
SusWrite 108
59% 269 MB/s
4K Read 15
4K Write 23.7
4K Mixed 19.6
60% 19.4 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 28.3
82% 169 MB/s
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR041
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 21 56 15 48 44 MB/s
Read 497
Write 431
Mixed 14.4
SusWrite 55.7
55% 250 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 9.9
4K Mixed 0.3
42% 11.4 MB/s
DQ Read 104
DQ Write 8.5
DQ Mixed 26.6
27% 46.3 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 370 12 15 79 72 4.7 MB/s
Read 492
Write 414
Mixed 10
SusWrite 92.1
55% 252 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 6.9
4K Mixed 0.4
41% 10.5 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 102 89 5.9 67 51 MB/s
Read 378
Write 338
Mixed 12.5
SusWrite 104
46% 208 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 7.2
4K Mixed 0.3
50% 12.5 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 171 67 36 19 59 MB/s
Read 360
Write 322
Mixed 12.2
SusWrite 94
44% 197 MB/s
4K Read 14.7
4K Write 6
4K Mixed 0.4
26% 7.03 MB/s
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Typical BX500 240GB Builds (Compare 16,659 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
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Gaming 44%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $431

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