Average Bench: 71.8% (307th of 869)

Based on 1,415 user benchmarks.  Models: CT120BX100SSD1, CT120BX1 00SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX100 120GB averaged 28.2% 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 76.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.7MB/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 180MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 152MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,415 samples)
Min Avg Max
391 Read 501 524
172 Write 180 190
216 Mixed 263 277
68.9% 315 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.6 4K Read 25.7 30.9
39.6 4K Write 76.8 111
13.7 4K Mixed 26 35
113% 42.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.3 DQ Read 152 260
54.9 DQ Write 147 187
14.3 DQ Mixed 46.1 68.3
63.1% 115 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
17GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 515
Write 179
Mixed 270
70% 321 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 34.1
144% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 67
92% 169 MB/s
36GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 517
Write 185
Mixed 273
71% 325 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 30.9
139% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 30.3
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 21
42% 78.8 MB/s
12GB free
Firmware: MU01
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 459
Write 165
Mixed 241
63% 288 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 91.9
4K Mixed 32.5
131% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 225
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 68.3
87% 156 MB/s
111GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 526
Write 176
Mixed 264
70% 322 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 93.9
4K Mixed 21.1
121% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 29.7
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 20.9
40% 74.8 MB/s
42GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 372
Write 181
Mixed 203
55% 252 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 47
4K Mixed 16.4
81% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 29.9
DQ Write 78.1
DQ Mixed 18.2
24% 42.1 MB/s
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Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 56%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,090

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