Average Bench: 90.6% (222nd of 980)

Based on 4,757 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 183MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX100 500GB is 48.4%. 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 304MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 335MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,757 samples)
Min Avg Max
361 Read 471 515
312 Write 402 439
21.9 Mixed 304 348
176 SusWrite 335 434
84.8% 378 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.3 4K Read 26 30.9
26.7 4K Write 81.7 119
17.9 4K Mixed 36.9 46.4
130% 48.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
53.3 DQ Read 245 275
79.2 DQ Write 261 300
22.4 DQ Mixed 183 210
157% 230 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
253GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 428 427 426 432 430 MB/s
Read 498
Write 419
Mixed 336
SusWrite 428
94% 420 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 89.6
4K Mixed 35.5
132% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 209
179% 262 MB/s
157GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 355 430 420 422 423 MB/s
Read 462
Write 385
Mixed 327
SusWrite 378
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 37.5
147% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 208
177% 257 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,464,199 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Jan '15
EbayUS $2403 mins
AmazonUS $3014 months
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Typical BX100 500GB Builds (Compare 15,464 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,109

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 Comments

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

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Added 3 years ago.

Good

19 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

23 months ago.

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


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