Average Bench: 76% (445th of 980)

Based on 2,688 user benchmarks.  Models: CT120BX100SSD1, CT120BX1 00SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX100 120GB averaged 23.9% 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 150MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX100 120GB is 30.7%. 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 153MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 181MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 2,688 samples)
Min Avg Max
362 Read 466 513
168 Write 181 190
90.3 Mixed 221 246
102 SusWrite 153 185
56.2% 255 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20 4K Read 26.4 31
37.1 4K Write 80.4 110
13 4K Mixed 34.2 42.7
126% 47 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.3 DQ Read 239 263
89.2 DQ Write 172 189
39.7 DQ Mixed 150 175
127% 187 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
39GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 179 180 180 180 142 MB/s
Read 504
Write 179
Mixed 239
SusWrite 173
60% 274 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 41.1
154% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 171
141% 204 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 185 187 189 189 188 MB/s
Read 465
Write 190
Mixed 238
SusWrite 185
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 86.7
4K Mixed 36.1
134% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 167
139% 202 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 185 188 188 188 188 MB/s
Read 476
Write 185
Mixed 243
SusWrite 187
60% 273 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 67.6
4K Mixed 34.6
120% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 166
138% 202 MB/s
2,688 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,452,932 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $67 @ launch in Jan '15
AmazonUS $7020 months
Send price feedback
Typical BX100 120GB Builds (Compare 15,178 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

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

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

Popular BX100 120GB compatible motherboards:

How Fast Is Your SSD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) January 2019 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 Comments

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2246EN. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC

Outlast and outperform your hard drive...

Added 3 years ago.

Your
opinion?
980 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different SSDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $360Nvidia GTX 1070 $320Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $70
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $204Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $110
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $105SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $780SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 16GB $22
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback