Average Bench: 71% (372nd of 929)

Based on 2,144 user benchmarks.  Models: CT120BX100SSD1, CT120BX1 00SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX100 120GB averaged 28.9% 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 75MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.2MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX100 120GB is 29.5%. 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 181MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 150MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,144 samples)
Min Avg Max
408 Read 500 523
172 Write 181 189
233 Mixed 264 276
69% 315 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.6 4K Read 25.2 30.6
43.8 4K Write 75 106
14.7 4K Mixed 25.6 34.6
111% 41.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.9 DQ Read 150 260
56.5 DQ Write 145 186
14.2 DQ Mixed 46.6 68.2
62.7% 114 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
38GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 511
Write 190
Mixed 277
71% 326 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 88.9
4K Mixed 34.9
135% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 68.7
93% 172 MB/s
31GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 518
Write 144
Mixed 270
68% 310 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 76
4K Mixed 32.6
125% 45.6 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 68.1
92% 169 MB/s
57GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 505
Write 186
Mixed 221
66% 304 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 72.2
4K Mixed 24.5
112% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 20.7
55% 115 MB/s
23GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 511
Write 181
Mixed 268
70% 320 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 49.4
4K Mixed 28.3
95% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 61.6
74% 132 MB/s
82GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 521
Write 174
Mixed 256
69% 317 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 81.6
4K Mixed 18.5
100% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 26.5
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 55.8
56% 84.1 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $67 @ launch in Jan '15
AmazonUS $7013 months
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Typical BX100 120GB Builds (Compare 12,814 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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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: 70% - Very good Total price: $952

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