Average Bench: 75.9% (540th of 1058)

Based on 4,918 user benchmarks.  Models: CT120BX100SSD1, CT120BX1 00SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX100 120GB averaged 24.1% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 155MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34.3MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX100 120GB is 29.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Crucial BX100 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 159MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 180MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 4,918 samples)
Min Avg Max
371 Read 474 514
169 Write 180 188
90.4 Mixed 221 246
103 SusWrite 159 186
57.1% 259 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.5 4K Read 26.1 30.9
26 4K Write 75.5 107
20.7 4K Mixed 34.3 42.3
124% 45.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
139 DQ Read 242 263
87.5 DQ Write 172 189
43 DQ Mixed 155 174
130% 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: 182 182 183 183 183 182 MB/s
Read 508
Write 183
Mixed 246
SusWrite 182
62% 280 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 41.2
151% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 174
143% 206 MB/s
107GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 186 187 186 186 186 MB/s
Read 507
Write 186
Mixed 248
SusWrite 186
62% 282 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 79.9
4K Mixed 37.7
133% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 172
DQ Mixed 149
124% 181 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,569,436 SSDs tested.


MSRP ≈ $67 @ launch in Jan '15
AmazonUS $704 years
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Typical BX100 120GB Builds (Compare 3,292 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop 77%
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI B85-G43 GAMING (MS-7816) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $595

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