Average Bench: 89.7% (93rd of 863)

Based on 2,585 user benchmarks.  Models: CT500BX100SSD1, CT500BX1 00SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial BX100 500GB averaged just 10.2% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 79.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX100 500GB is 37.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial BX100 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 161MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 53.2MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,585 samples)
Min Avg Max
382 Read 502 525
353 Write 420 435
354 Mixed 453 472
102% 458 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 25.1 30.9
38.3 4K Write 79.3 115
15.9 4K Mixed 29.5 40.1
118% 44.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.2 DQ Read 161 273
61.2 DQ Write 203 291
15.3 DQ Mixed 53.2 74.6
75.9% 139 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
385GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 508
Write 424
Mixed 466
104% 466 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 37.7
150% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 74.5
113% 212 MB/s
80GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 519
Write 432
Mixed 469
106% 473 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 77.5
4K Mixed 20.2
107% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 26.6
DQ Write 73.3
DQ Mixed 19.8
24% 39.9 MB/s
191GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 377
Write 363
Mixed 348
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 45.7
4K Mixed 27.2
86% 30.2 MB/s
DQ Read 208
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 73.7
88% 152 MB/s
145GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 386
Write 339
Mixed 360
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 55.6
4K Mixed 16.2
83% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 26.3
DQ Write 86.9
DQ Mixed 15
24% 42.7 MB/s
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Desktop 85%
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Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,150

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5 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.


8 months ago.

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

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