Average Bench: 72.7% (284th of 853)

Based on 987 user benchmarks.  Models: CT120BX100SSD1, CT120BX1 00SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX100 120GB averaged 27.3% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 79.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.8MB/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 263MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 987 samples)
Min Avg Max
374 Read 497 523
174 Write 182 190
217 Mixed 263 278
68.7% 314 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 25.8 31.3
39.9 4K Write 79.2 110
14.5 4K Mixed 26.4 35.6
115% 43.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.3 DQ Read 164 260
64.7 DQ Write 151 188
14.3 DQ Mixed 47.4 68.1
65.9% 121 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
36GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 520
Write 173
Mixed 257
69% 317 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 21.6
125% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 30.8
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 21.5
30% 53.6 MB/s
14GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 514
Write 185
Mixed 274
71% 324 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 49.4
4K Mixed 27.4
98% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 83.2
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 48.4
55% 90.9 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,328,095 SSDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $69.982 months ago.
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Typical BX100 120GB Builds (Compare 8,893 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 62%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 57%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,057

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