Average Bench: 76.3% (400th of 959)

Based on 2,466 user benchmarks.  Models: CT120BX100SSD1, CT120BX1 00SSD1

Good average bench

The Crucial BX100 120GB averaged 23.6% 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 134MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 33.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX100 120GB is 32.3%. 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 157MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 181MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,466 samples)
Min Avg Max
373 Read 477 518
164 Write 181 189
91 Mixed 228 272
96.6 SusWrite 157 186
57.5% 261 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.9 4K Read 26.3 31.3
33.1 4K Write 79.9 113
15.3 4K Mixed 33.6 43.1
125% 46.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.7 DQ Read 228 263
91.3 DQ Write 171 190
19.1 DQ Mixed 134 174
118% 178 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 186 187 187 162 147 MB/s
Read 514
Write 182
Mixed 242
SusWrite 176
61% 278 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 44.3
167% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 172
142% 206 MB/s
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 182 157 123 115 118 MB/s
Read 512
Write 179
Mixed 242
SusWrite 140
59% 268 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 40.6
151% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 171
142% 205 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 180 182 184 141 177 MB/s
Read 453
Write 185
Mixed 216
SusWrite 172
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 40.1
145% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 172
141% 203 MB/s
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 115 98 101 100 98 MB/s
Read 440
Write 189
Mixed 95.2
SusWrite 116
46% 210 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 55.7
4K Mixed 10.7
82% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 165
138% 202 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $67 @ launch in Jan '15
AmazonUS $7017 months
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Typical BX100 120GB Builds (Compare 1,639 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $281

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