Average Bench: 71.6% (286th of 848)

Based on 698 user benchmarks.  Models: CT120BX100SSD1, CT120BX1 00SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX100 120GB averaged 28.4% 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 76.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX100 120GB is 30.6%. 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 162MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 698 samples)
Min Avg Max
375 Read 494 523
174 Write 182 190
226 Mixed 263 277
68.5% 313 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18 4K Read 25 30.9
41.8 4K Write 76.6 105
14.8 4K Mixed 25.9 35.3
112% 42.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.6 DQ Read 162 260
63.5 DQ Write 150 187
14.9 DQ Mixed 48.4 68.6
65.9% 120 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
88GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 520
Write 179
Mixed 267
70% 322 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 35.9
150% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 67.6
90% 166 MB/s
78GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 524
Write 181
Mixed 270
71% 325 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 35.2
148% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 67.3
92% 169 MB/s
58GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 521
Write 178
Mixed 269
70% 323 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 94.8
4K Mixed 34
137% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 29.4
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 20.9
29% 51.5 MB/s
47GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 518
Write 185
Mixed 272
71% 325 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 16.5
107% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 66.8
90% 164 MB/s
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AmazonUS $70.0028 days ago.
NeweggUS $88.9912 months ago.
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Typical BX100 120GB Builds (Compare 6,687 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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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: 75% - Very good Total price: $925

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