Average Bench: 89.1% (88th of 850)

Based on 1,925 user benchmarks.  Models: CT500BX100SSD1, CT500BX1 00SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial BX100 500GB averaged just 10.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial BX100 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 79.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX100 500GB is 41%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial BX100 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 164MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 52MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,925 samples)
Min Avg Max
379 Read 497 524
345 Write 413 434
339 Mixed 448 472
101% 453 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.9 4K Read 25.2 31
37.8 4K Write 79.7 116
15.6 4K Mixed 28.9 40
118% 44.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.7 DQ Read 164 274
65.2 DQ Write 206 291
15.8 DQ Mixed 52 74.5
76.2% 141 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
359GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 525
Write 434
Mixed 469
106% 476 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 39.4
157% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 74.6
112% 211 MB/s
180GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 521
Write 424
Mixed 469
105% 471 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 31.9
142% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 53.4
78% 147 MB/s
138GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 522
Write 434
Mixed 468
106% 475 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 75.9
4K Mixed 19.7
106% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 26.8
DQ Write 76.9
DQ Mixed 19.9
24% 41.2 MB/s
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Typical BX100 500GB Builds (Compare 10,323 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $145

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,129

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Controller: Silicon Motion SM2246EN. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC.

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Poor

6 months ago.

Seems like any Dutch user (NLD-User) can edit eachothers comments. Odd.. These are very good drives, btw. Better than Samsungs TLC drives that get slower on older data.


Outstanding

2 months ago.

I'm using this drive for more than 6 months now. Speed is as described and very reliable.


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