Average Bench: 90.6% (249th of 1000)

Based on 5,363 user benchmarks.  Models: CT500BX100SSD1, CT500BX1 00SSD1

Excellent average bench

The Crucial BX100 500GB averaged just 9.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial BX100 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 181MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX100 500GB is 46%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial BX100 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 301MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 341MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,363 samples)
Min Avg Max
343 Read 470 515
300 Write 398 439
21.7 Mixed 301 347
179 SusWrite 341 433
84.6% 377 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.8 4K Read 25.8 30.8
23.1 4K Write 81.3 119
21 4K Mixed 36.8 46.2
129% 48 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.4 DQ Read 241 276
90.9 DQ Write 260 300
22 DQ Mixed 181 210
156% 228 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 405 434 313 253 153 105 MB/s
Read 506
Write 433
Mixed 339
SusWrite 277
87% 389 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 87.8
4K Mixed 39.5
139% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 14.7
85% 194 MB/s
350GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 328 316 338 217 230 299 MB/s
Read 350
Write 318
Mixed 268
SusWrite 288
69% 306 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 54.6
4K Mixed 27.2
89% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 241
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 197
157% 220 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,373,882 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Jan '15
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Typical BX100 500GB Builds (Compare 18,290 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,088

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 Comments

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

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Added 3 years ago.

Good

23 months ago.

Seems like any Dutch user (NLD-User) can edit eachothers comments. Odd.. These are very good drives, btw. Better than Samsungs TLC drives that get slower on older data.


Outstanding

2 years ago.

I'm using this drive for more than 6 months now. Speed is as described and very reliable.


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