Average Bench: 71.9% (294th of 853)

Based on 2,646 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT128MX1, Crucial_ CT128MX100SS, Crucial_ CT128MX100SSD1, Crucial_CT128MX100SSD1

The Crucial 128GB MX100 has the smallest capacity and is the slowest of the MX100 range. Comparing the 128GB and 256GB MX100s shows that the 256GB version has a 75% faster write speed. Within the MX100 range write speeds scale linearly with capacity, as a consequence, the 128GB version struggles to compete with similarly priced drives from other manufacturers. On the other hand, the 512GB version and to a lesser extent the 256GB version offer far better value for money. Overall the MX100 has an effective speed which is amongst the top 30% of 128GB drives so its not bad by any means but there are however both cheaper and faster alternatives available in the now extremely competitive 128GB SSD category. [Oct '14 SSDrivePro]

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Good average bench

The Crucial MX100 128GB averaged 28.0% 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 84.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX100 128GB is 34.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Crucial MX100 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 179MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 34.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,646 samples)
Min Avg Max
374 Read 503 528
168 Write 179 187
135 Mixed 231 272
66.4% 304 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 4K Read 25.7 31
37.6 4K Write 84.7 122
13.4 4K Mixed 24 32.8
115% 44.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.9 DQ Read 160 313
56.6 DQ Write 138 180
12.5 DQ Mixed 34.3 50.2
57.1% 111 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
26GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 525
Write 184
Mixed 238
69% 315 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 19.2
125% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 19
50% 105 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 505
Write 181
Mixed 260
69% 315 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 46.2
4K Mixed 23.3
84% 29.6 MB/s
DQ Read 19.8
DQ Write 85.5
DQ Mixed 14.2
22% 39.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,339,136 SSDs tested.

Typical MX100 128GB Builds (Compare 9,248 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $715

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Controller: Marvell 88SS9189. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC.

Feature-packed capacity. Proven reliability...

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2 months ago.

nice little hdd :D!


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not that bad


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