Crucial BX200 480 GB SSD Review

Here are the BX200 specs according to the manufacturer …

Manufacturer Crucial
Article number CT480BX200SSD1
Capacity 480 GB (NAND)
Interface SATA3 6 GB/s
Cache 512 MB
Controller Silicon Motion SM2256 with Micron Custom Firmware
Flash Type Micron TLC – Triple-Level-Cell
Size 2.5″ (100.45 x 69.85 x 7mm)
Weight approx. 70 grams
Speed Read up to 540MB/s up to 490MB/s write
MTBF 1.5 million hours to 72 TB total bytes written (TBW), which corresponds to 40 GB per day for over 5 years.
Miscellaneous SMART Support – Self-Monitoring and Reporting Technology, ECC – Error Correction Code, TRIM, Multistep Data Integrity Algorithm, Thermal Monitoring, SLC Write Acceleration, Active Garbage Collection, DEVSLP – Device Sleep Extreme Low Power Mode.

Here is a screenshot of the CrystalDiskInfo 4.3.0 SSD and HDD information software, where is immediately noticeable, that the Crucial SSD again is equipped with a temperature sensor. We have achieved a very low 32°C maximum SSD temperature even after extensive benchmarks.

Crucial BX200 480 GB Layout, design and features …