CrucialCT250BX100SSD1
Group Average(9 Highest-Voted)
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 17,875 user samples
17,875 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% 232GB free
Worst Bench: 56% 25GB free (System drive)
Poor: 56% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 326th / 1003
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
85.2 % 96.4 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+13%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
471 MB/s +3% 457 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
350 MB/s 403 MB/s Faster write speed.
+15%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.2 MB/s 31.4 MB/s Faster random read.
+20%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
76.3 MB/s 88 MB/s Faster random write.
+15%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
274 MB/s 336 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+23%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
34.9 MB/s 41.5 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+19%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
271 MB/s 312 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+15%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
514 MB/s +2% 503 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
371 MB/s 483 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+30%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
30.8 MB/s 38.8 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+26%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
115 MB/s 123 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+7%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
337 MB/s 391 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+16%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
44.8 MB/s 52.4 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+17%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
365 MB/s 421 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+15%
Market Share
Based on 15,222,366 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
63 % 78.4 % More popular.
+25%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.14 % 0.69 % Hugely higher market share.
+396%
Price
Price (score)
$129 85.4 USD Much cheaper.
+51%
Value
Value For Money
67.6 % 114 % Much better value.
+69%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
281 MB/s 365 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
+30%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
324 MB/s 352 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+9%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
198 MB/s 273 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+38%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
255 MB/s 319 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+25%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
281 MB/s 291 MB/s +3%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
164 MB/s 221 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+35%
Age
Newest
53 Months 47.4 Months Slightly more recent.
+12%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,029 Pts 1,222 Pts Stronger server IO.
+19%
Capacity
Capacity
250GB   —
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The 250GB Crucial BX100 SSD is the value orientated variant of Crucial's M range of SSDs. The BX100 uses the same NAND as its premium MX200 sibling but the BX100 uses a Silicon Motion controller as opposed to the Marvel controller found in the MX range. Feature wise the BX100 is missing SLC caching and there is no hardware encryption (so security frameworks such as windows Bitlocker will operate less efficiently). In terms of I/O performance the BX100 looks promising. Comparing the BX100 and MX100 shows that the newer BX100 may be faster than its predecessor but as yet there are insufficient user benchmarks to draw any definitive conclusions. The BX100 has only just started hitting the shelves so there's plenty of room for price reductions from its already reasonable price tag. I will revisit this review when I have more performance data for the BX100. [Jan '15 SSDrivePro]

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