Average Bench: 89.2% (142nd of 921)

Based on 406 user benchmarks.  Models: CT1000BX100SSD1, CT1000BX 100SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial BX100 1TB averaged just 10.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial BX100 1TB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 78.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX100 1TB is 40.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial BX100 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 164MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 53.2MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 406 samples)
Min Avg Max
384 Read 501 525
352 Write 417 434
360 Mixed 451 472
102% 456 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 25 30.7
31.9 4K Write 78.3 115
15 4K Mixed 28.9 39.8
116% 44.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23 DQ Read 164 272
72.4 DQ Write 207 290
16.7 DQ Mixed 53.2 74.5
76.9% 141 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
475GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 511
Write 428
Mixed 466
104% 469 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 90.3
4K Mixed 33
127% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 239
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 23.3
79% 172 MB/s
518GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 521
Write 428
Mixed 469
105% 472 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 66.7
4K Mixed 19.6
100% 37.5 MB/s
DQ Read 26.6
DQ Write 195
DQ Mixed 63.6
63% 95.1 MB/s
376GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 493
Write 422
Mixed 463
102% 459 MB/s
4K Read 10.5
4K Write 19.9
4K Mixed 18.7
50% 16.4 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 74.5
108% 201 MB/s
884GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 373
Write 326
Mixed 287
73% 329 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 52.4
4K Mixed 15.1
81% 29.9 MB/s
DQ Read 27.8
DQ Write 76
DQ Mixed 17.7
23% 40.5 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,424,525 SSDs tested.


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Typical BX100 1TB Builds (Compare 6,843 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 79%
Workstation 58%

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $1,289

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