Average Bench: 71.4% (363rd of 921)

Based on 1,801 user benchmarks.  Models: CT120BX100SSD1, CT120BX1 00SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX100 120GB averaged 28.6% 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 Write Speed 75.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.3MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX100 120GB is 29.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Crucial BX100 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 182MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 150MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,801 samples)
Min Avg Max
410 Read 500 523
174 Write 182 189
228 Mixed 264 276
69% 315 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 25.3 30.7
44 4K Write 75.9 106
14.7 4K Mixed 26 34.7
112% 42.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.3 DQ Read 150 260
53.8 DQ Write 144 187
13.8 DQ Mixed 45.8 68
62.1% 113 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
34GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 517
Write 186
Mixed 274
71% 326 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 53.5
4K Mixed 29.8
104% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 173
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 67.9
73% 122 MB/s
25GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 522
Write 173
Mixed 255
69% 317 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 21.1
123% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 30.4
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 60.7
48% 64.4 MB/s
25GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 505
Write 183
Mixed 270
70% 319 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 53.2
4K Mixed 17.3
86% 31.3 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 135
DQ Mixed 49.1
61% 109 MB/s
25GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 175
Mixed 265
69% 314 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 75
4K Mixed 14.9
92% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 19.2
DQ Write 72.5
DQ Mixed 12.6
19% 34.7 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $67 @ launch in Jan '15
AmazonUS $7011 months
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Typical BX100 120GB Builds (Compare 11,644 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $944

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