Average Bench: 76.2% (469th of 1003)

Based on 3,455 user benchmarks.  Models: CT120BX100SSD1, CT120BX1 00SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX100 120GB averaged 23.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial BX100 120GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 153MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX100 120GB is 32.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Crucial BX100 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 155MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 181MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,455 samples)
Min Avg Max
375 Read 471 513
169 Write 181 189
89.3 Mixed 220 246
99.1 SusWrite 155 186
56.7% 257 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.1 4K Read 26.3 31.2
25.7 4K Write 78.9 109
13.5 4K Mixed 34.4 42.7
126% 46.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
117 DQ Read 241 263
92.2 DQ Write 175 189
41.1 DQ Mixed 153 174
129% 190 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
21GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 160 160 141 138 139 MB/s
Read 510
Write 188
Mixed 248
SusWrite 144
60% 272 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 19.6
4K Mixed 32.2
99% 27.7 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 175
144% 209 MB/s
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 139 149 126 106 80 MB/s
Read 448
Write 170
Mixed 72
SusWrite 118
44% 202 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 47
4K Mixed 8.8
73% 26.7 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 48.3
DQ Mixed 72.3
63% 96.2 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,080,002 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $67 @ launch in Jan '15
AmazonUS $702 years
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Typical BX100 120GB Builds (Compare 18,757 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $969

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