Average Bench: 88.8% (95th of 857)

Based on 2,107 user benchmarks.  Models: CT500BX100SSD1, CT500BX1 00SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial BX100 500GB averaged just 11.2% 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 79.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX100 500GB is 42.3%. 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 159MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 50.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,107 samples)
Min Avg Max
375 Read 497 525
327 Write 412 434
309 Mixed 444 472
100% 451 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.9 4K Read 25.3 31.2
39.2 4K Write 79.1 118
15.8 4K Mixed 28.9 40.2
117% 44.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.5 DQ Read 159 272
65.6 DQ Write 203 290
15.2 DQ Mixed 50.4 74.5
74.4% 137 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
251GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 525
Write 433
Mixed 466
106% 475 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 65.2
4K Mixed 38
127% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 241
DQ Write 77.4
DQ Mixed 70.5
75% 130 MB/s
73GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 373
Write 350
Mixed 368
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 47.7
4K Mixed 26.3
90% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 208
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 72.3
88% 154 MB/s
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Typical BX100 500GB Builds (Compare 12,216 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $173

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,169

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

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Good

1 month 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

5 months ago.

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


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