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Specifications & Test Setup


Form Factor 2.5-inch internal SSD
Capacity 480GB
Warranty Limited 3-year
Specs Crucial BX200 480GB SATA 6Gbps 2.5″ Internal SSD • 540 MB/s Read / 490 MB/s Write
Series BX200
Product Line Crucial SSD
Interface SATA 6.0Gb/s
Device Type Internal Solid State Drive
Unit Height 7mm
Form Factor 2.5-inch (7mm)
Package Content Crucial box, 2.5-inch (7mm) SSD, 9.5mm adapter bracket, Acronis® True Image™ HD software certificate for free data transfer

Test Setup

CPU: Intel Core i7-6770K @ 4.5GHz
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D15
Motherboard: ASUS Z170 Pro Gaming
RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX 2400MHz 8GB (2x4GB)
PSU: Cooler Master V1200 1200w Platinum
OS: Windows 7 Professional 64 bit


All benchmarks are done on a fresh install of Windows 7 Professional 64-bit that is fully up-to-date with Windows Updates to ensure that the performance reflects a real-world scenario and not that of a tweaked benchmarking system. Every benchmark runs for a total of three times and then an average is taken of those results.


AS SSD – 4K read and write speeds & sequential read and write speeds
ATTO Disk Benchmark – Sequential read and write speeds
Crystal Disk Mark 3.0 – Sequential read and write speeds
4.75GB Transfer Test – Time taken in seconds to transfer files from our test system SSD; fastest wins!

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    • Micron (Crucial) produce their own memory, only use the most reliable memory controllers such as Marvell and their performance levels are generally consistent performers; even among their budget range

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