Average Bench: 91.2% (265th of 1016)

Based on 6,416 user benchmarks.  Models: CT500BX100SSD1, CT500BX1 00SSD1

Excellent average bench

The Crucial BX100 500GB averaged just 8.8% 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 184MB/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 45.1%. 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 346MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,416 samples)
Min Avg Max
354 Read 475 516
305 Write 401 438
19.6 Mixed 304 347
185 SusWrite 346 436
85.5% 381 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.5 4K Read 26.1 31
32.2 4K Write 80.2 116
15.9 4K Mixed 36.8 46.2
129% 47.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
133 DQ Read 247 275
100 DQ Write 254 300
40.2 DQ Mixed 184 210
157% 228 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
134GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 151 154 168 173 170 MB/s
Read 346
Write 318
Mixed 282
SusWrite 161
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 47.9
4K Mixed 27.4
94% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 26.9
DQ Write 78.8
DQ Mixed 37.8
33% 47.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,624,497 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $180 @ launch in Jan '15
AmazonUS $891 month
EbayUS $21016 mins
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Typical BX100 500GB Builds (Compare 24,123 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170-A - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,119

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 Comments

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

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Added 4 years ago.

Good

2 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

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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