Average Bench: 87.5% - 95th / 836

Based on 1,452 user benchmarks.  Models: CT500BX100SSD1, CT500BX1 00SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial BX100 500GB averaged just 12.5% 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 78.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.5MB/s
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Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX100 500GB is 43.8%. 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 154MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 49.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,452 samples)
Min Avg Max
375 Read 495 523
327 Write 410 433
310 Mixed 443 471
100% 450 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.6 4K Read 24.5 30.8
34.8 4K Write 78.6 117
14.8 4K Mixed 28 39.9
115% 43.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.6 DQ Read 154 273
63.5 DQ Write 195 290
15.5 DQ Mixed 49.9 74.5
72.3% 133 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
114GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 507
Write 424
Mixed 466
104% 466 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 38.8
150% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 73.3
112% 210 MB/s
466GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 519
Write 430
Mixed 462
105% 471 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 93.5
4K Mixed 22.6
123% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 22.1
81% 175 MB/s
63GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 521
Write 427
Mixed 463
105% 470 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 23
114% 44.4 MB/s
DQ Read 26
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 23
30% 52 MB/s
319GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 448
Write 391
Mixed 417
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 8.5
4K Write 37.7
4K Mixed 14.6
52% 20.2 MB/s
DQ Read 23.5
DQ Write 69.1
DQ Mixed 17.2
22% 36.6 MB/s

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Typical BX100 500GB Builds (Compare 8,075 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $137

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,081

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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.


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