Average Bench: 71.7% - 286th / 836

Based on 623 user benchmarks.  Models: CT120BX100SSD1, CT120BX1 00SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX100 120GB averaged 28.3% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 77.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.2MB/s
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Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX100 120GB is 30.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Crucial BX100 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Write Speed 182MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 158MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 623 samples)
Min Avg Max
377 Read 497 523
174 Write 182 190
230 Mixed 264 277
68.8% 314 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.1 4K Read 25.2 31
41.2 4K Write 77.2 107
15 4K Mixed 25.9 35.3
112% 42.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.1 DQ Read 158 260
63.5 DQ Write 148 187
15.3 DQ Mixed 47.4 68.6
64.6% 118 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
87GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 524
Write 178
Mixed 265
70% 323 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 36
152% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 67.2
91% 168 MB/s
45GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 523
Write 172
Mixed 259
70% 318 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 33.3
140% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 30.8
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 21.6
30% 53.4 MB/s
33GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 512
Write 180
Mixed 266
70% 320 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 21.2
118% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 30.6
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 21.2
41% 77.1 MB/s
12GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 500
Write 178
Mixed 266
69% 315 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 43.5
4K Mixed 14.7
71% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 22.4
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 13.6
36% 70.2 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,124,209 SSDs tested.


BHPhotoUS $59.4910 months ago.
AmazonUS $64.0019 days ago.
OutletPCUS $77.9310 months ago.
NeweggUS $88.9911 months ago.
EbayUS $189.215 mins ago.
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Typical BX100 120GB Builds (Compare 175 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 76%
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 50%

Motherboard: Asrock P67 Extreme6 - $202

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $815

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