Average Bench: 72.2% (279th of 848)

Based on 715 user benchmarks.  Models: CT120BX100SSD1, CT120BX1 00SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX100 120GB averaged 27.7% 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 77.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX100 120GB is 32.5%. 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. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 264MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 715 samples)
Min Avg Max
376 Read 495 524
175 Write 182 190
226 Mixed 264 277
68.7% 314 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18 4K Read 25.2 31
42.1 4K Write 77.6 108
14.8 4K Mixed 26.3 35.3
113% 43 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.4 DQ Read 168 260
63.4 DQ Write 153 187
14.3 DQ Mixed 48.5 68.4
67.1% 123 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
11GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 507
Write 183
Mixed 270
70% 320 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 87.2
4K Mixed 32.7
128% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 67.4
92% 170 MB/s
73GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 510
Write 187
Mixed 274
71% 324 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 78.3
4K Mixed 33
127% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 68
92% 169 MB/s
21GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 514
Write 181
Mixed 268
70% 321 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 58.8
4K Mixed 30.1
104% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 55.5
84% 161 MB/s
54GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 506
Write 189
Mixed 279
71% 325 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 19.9
102% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 25.5
DQ Write 91.2
DQ Mixed 18.1
26% 44.9 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,574,185 SSDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $70.001 month ago.
NeweggUS $88.9913 months ago.
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Typical BX100 120GB Builds (Compare 7,176 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: 74% - Very good Total price: $944

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