Average Bench: 91.7% (224th of 992)

Based on 5,051 user benchmarks.  Models: CT500BX100SSD1, CT500BX1 00SSD1

Excellent average bench

The Crucial BX100 500GB averaged just 8.3% 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 182MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 37.2MB/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 300MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 346MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,051 samples)
Min Avg Max
367 Read 476 514
327 Write 407 438
16.3 Mixed 300 347
191 SusWrite 346 435
85.7% 382 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.2 4K Read 26 30.8
36.6 4K Write 81.6 116
21.8 4K Mixed 37.2 46.1
130% 48.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
94.5 DQ Read 250 275
100 DQ Write 266 300
22.1 DQ Mixed 182 210
158% 233 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 220 422 436 436 439 MB/s
Read 509
Write 420
Mixed 344
SusWrite 388
93% 415 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 45.6
166% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 209
178% 259 MB/s
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 255 154 108 148 153 MB/s
Read 343
Write 406
Mixed 333
SusWrite 190
72% 318 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 98.3
4K Mixed 42.3
149% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 210
177% 256 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 13,029,063 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Jan '15
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AmazonUS $3016 months
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Typical BX100 500GB Builds (Compare 17,085 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,007

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 Comments

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

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Added 3 years ago.

Good

21 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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