Average Bench: 72.1% (289th of 850)

Based on 829 user benchmarks.  Models: CT120BX100SSD1, CT120BX1 00SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX100 120GB averaged 27.9% 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 77.3MB/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 34.1%. 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 829 samples)
Min Avg Max
374 Read 495 524
175 Write 182 190
224 Mixed 264 277
68.7% 314 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.9 4K Read 25.2 31.2
39.6 4K Write 77.3 110
14.5 4K Mixed 26.3 35.7
113% 42.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.3 DQ Read 165 260
62.1 DQ Write 150 188
14.3 DQ Mixed 48.6 68.2
66.3% 121 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
22GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 516
Write 178
Mixed 264
70% 320 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 20.8
121% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 21.1
69% 153 MB/s
92GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 514
Write 188
Mixed 273
71% 325 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 59.3
4K Mixed 17.7
93% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 26.2
DQ Write 66.7
DQ Mixed 40.3
32% 44.4 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,858,783 SSDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $69.984 days ago.
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Typical BX100 120GB Builds (Compare 7,772 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $963

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