Average Bench: 75.7% (506th of 1016)

Based on 4,055 user benchmarks.  Models: CT120BX100SSD1, CT120BX1 00SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX100 120GB averaged 24.2% 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 151MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX100 120GB is 33.5%. 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 159MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 180MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,055 samples)
Min Avg Max
366 Read 469 512
165 Write 180 188
102 Mixed 224 245
103 SusWrite 159 185
56.9% 258 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.8 4K Read 25.8 30.7
28 4K Write 75.8 108
17.9 4K Mixed 34.5 42.1
123% 45.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
94.8 DQ Read 240 263
77.6 DQ Write 172 188
40.2 DQ Mixed 151 174
128% 188 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 181 184 187 187 187 MB/s
Read 508
Write 188
Mixed 239
SusWrite 182
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 81.4
4K Mixed 38.3
136% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 150
125% 182 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 180 182 183 182 163 MB/s
Read 488
Write 182
Mixed 242
SusWrite 178
60% 273 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 76
4K Mixed 36.4
128% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 127
120% 189 MB/s
107GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 181 181 181 181 179 MB/s
Read 498
Write 180
Mixed 240
SusWrite 181
61% 275 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 63.7
4K Mixed 33.9
116% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 173
142% 204 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 175 171 175 169 158 MB/s
Read 482
Write 172
Mixed 232
SusWrite 169
58% 264 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 71.4
4K Mixed 30.6
116% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 162
133% 192 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,454,550 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $67 @ launch in Jan '15
AmazonUS $702 years
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Typical BX100 120GB Builds (Compare 23,916 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $846

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