Average Bench: 72.7% (289th of 862)

Based on 1,337 user benchmarks.  Models: CT120BX100SSD1, CT120BX1 00SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX100 120GB averaged 27.2% 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 76.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX100 120GB is 31.6%. 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 181MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 265MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,337 samples)
Min Avg Max
414 Read 503 523
172 Write 181 190
231 Mixed 265 277
69.2% 316 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.5 4K Read 25.9 30.9
39.5 4K Write 76.7 108
15.2 4K Mixed 26.8 35.1
114% 43.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.5 DQ Read 167 260
58.4 DQ Write 150 187
14.4 DQ Mixed 47.8 68.3
66.2% 122 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
33GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 507
Write 186
Mixed 273
70% 322 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 33.8
131% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 29.1
DQ Write 97.3
DQ Mixed 20.5
28% 49 MB/s
20GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 511
Write 193
Mixed 283
72% 329 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 96.5
4K Mixed 17.2
116% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 19.3
61% 131 MB/s
27GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 503
Write 185
Mixed 271
70% 320 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 61.5
4K Mixed 29.5
100% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 67.1
92% 169 MB/s
19GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 504
Write 176
Mixed 211
65% 297 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 99.6
4K Mixed 21
120% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 21.9
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 21
34% 60.9 MB/s
49GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 521
Write 134
Mixed 259
66% 305 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 21.4
125% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 30.7
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 63.7
50% 66.5 MB/s
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AmazonUS $69.985 months ago.
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Typical BX100 120GB Builds (Compare 7,965 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 63%
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Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 57%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $950

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