Average Bench: 90.9% (309th of 1058)

Based on 12,031 user benchmarks.  Models: CT500BX100SSD1, CT500BX1 00SSD1

Excellent average bench

The Crucial BX100 500GB averaged just 9.1% 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 183MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX100 500GB is 45.8%. 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 307MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 354MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,031 samples)
Min Avg Max
366 Read 475 515
294 Write 398 439
21.5 Mixed 307 349
189 SusWrite 354 438
86% 384 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.6 4K Read 26.1 30.4
21.2 4K Write 76.4 109
21.3 4K Mixed 36.7 44.9
127% 46.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
142 DQ Read 247 275
96.1 DQ Write 251 301
39.2 DQ Mixed 183 210
156% 227 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
193GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 439 440 439 439 436 MB/s
Read 518
Write 434
Mixed 346
SusWrite 439
98% 434 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 45.3
161% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 209
179% 262 MB/s
309GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 438 440 439 439 440 439 MB/s
Read 517
Write 437
Mixed 342
SusWrite 439
97% 434 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 43.9
154% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 209
179% 262 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 400 287 315 295 305 296 MB/s
Read 505
Write 430
Mixed 344
SusWrite 316
89% 399 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 77
4K Mixed 38.2
131% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 206
173% 248 MB/s
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 389 415 412 389 405 407 MB/s
Read 472
Write 409
Mixed 330
SusWrite 403
91% 403 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 65.5
4K Mixed 34.9
118% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 206
172% 246 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,554,458 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $180 @ launch in Jan '15
EbayUS $5926 mins
AmazonUS $8920 months
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Typical BX100 500GB Builds (Compare 17,640 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
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Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7010

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $259

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 Comments

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

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Added 6 years ago.

Good

4 years 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

4 years ago.

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


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