SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of M500 vs BX200

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

4K Random Read, 4K Random Read Access Time and 512K Sequential Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

4K Random Write, 4K Random Write Access Time and 512K Sequential Write

real world benchmarks

How well the drive performs common tasks

Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

PCMark Vantage and AS SSD Score

No winner declared

Too close to call

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Crucial M500

Reasons to consider the
Crucial M500

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Much higher capacity 960 GB vs 240 GB 4x higher capacity
Faster 512K sequential read 512.18 MB/s vs 363.24 MB/s More than 40% faster 512K sequential read
Lower avg. power consumption 2.13 Watts vs 2.49 Watts Around 15% lower avg. power consumption
Front view of Crucial BX200

Reasons to consider the
Crucial BX200

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Larger cache 256 MB vs 24 MB Around 10.8x larger cache
Faster 4k random read 194.99 MB/s vs 126.46 MB/s Around 55% faster 4k random read
Higher PCMark vantage score 30,018 pts vs 24,678 pts More than 20% higher PCMark vantage score
Lower 4k random read access time 1.27 ms vs 1.98 ms More than 35% lower 4k random read access time
Faster AS SSD ISO copy 493.17 MB/s vs 306.5 MB/s More than 60% faster AS SSD ISO copy
Faster photoshop lens filter 54.2 s vs 57.4 s More than 5% faster photoshop lens filter
Higher MTBF 1,500,000 hours vs 1,200,000 hours 25% higher MTBF

Benchmarks Real world tests of Crucial M500 vs BX200

4K Random Read

Crucial M500
126.46 MB/s
BX200
194.99 MB/s

4K Random Write

Crucial M500
66.2 MB/s
BX200
63.61 MB/s

Avg. Power Consumption

Crucial M500
2.13 Watts
BX200
2.49 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

Crucial M500
3.78 ms
BX200
3.93 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

Crucial M500
1.98 ms
BX200
1.27 ms

Reviews Word on the street

Crucial M500  vs BX200 

9.4
8.9
When looking at cost per GB, it also reaches a very good result, making the M500 a great all-around drive that'll be an excellent choice for any user who's looking for fast SSD storage without breaking the bank.
Crucial M500

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