Average Bench: 76.2% (459th of 992)

Based on 3,106 user benchmarks.  Models: CT120BX100SSD1, CT120BX1 00SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX100 120GB averaged 23.8% 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 34.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX100 120GB is 31.1%. 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 180MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,106 samples)
Min Avg Max
364 Read 469 513
167 Write 180 190
88.5 Mixed 220 246
104 SusWrite 155 185
56.5% 256 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.9 4K Read 26.2 31
33.1 4K Write 79.3 110
13.9 4K Mixed 34.3 42.7
126% 46.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
98.9 DQ Read 241 263
93.9 DQ Write 174 190
39 DQ Mixed 151 175
128% 189 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 141 187 187 162 146 MB/s
Read 518
Write 187
Mixed 248
SusWrite 168
62% 280 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 43.1
158% 59.9 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 174
143% 207 MB/s
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 160 164 163 140 142 MB/s
Read 517
Write 188
Mixed 86
SusWrite 154
52% 236 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 42.5
156% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 173
144% 208 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 151 156 149 141 133 MB/s
Read 505
Write 178
Mixed 236
SusWrite 151
59% 268 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 42.1
158% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 170
140% 202 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 153 159 158 159 138 MB/s
Read 509
Write 183
Mixed 236
SusWrite 158
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 80.4
4K Mixed 38.1
135% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 170
140% 203 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $67 @ launch in Jan '15
AmazonUS $7022 months
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Typical BX100 120GB Builds (Compare 2,282 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI H61M-P20 (G3) (MS-7788) - $77

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $257

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