Average Bench: 71.4% (312th of 873)

Based on 3,114 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 28.6% 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 83.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX100 128GB is 33.6%. 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 180MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 34.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,114 samples)
Min Avg Max
351 Read 499 528
172 Write 180 187
142 Mixed 232 272
66.3% 304 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.8 4K Read 25.2 30.7
37.7 4K Write 83.9 117
13.7 4K Mixed 23.5 32.7
113% 44.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.9 DQ Read 168 313
49.1 DQ Write 137 180
13.4 DQ Mixed 34.3 50.1
57.8% 113 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
38GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 374
Write 182
Mixed 179
54% 245 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 60.5
4K Mixed 23.3
102% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 48.5
75% 144 MB/s
3,114 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,201,195 SSDs tested.

Typical MX100 128GB Builds (Compare 4,884 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $947

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 Comments

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

Feature-packed capacity. Proven reliability...

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8 months ago.

nice little hdd :D!


Below average

3 years ago.


Good

2 years ago.

not that bad


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