Average Bench: 59% (744th of 1011)

Based on 8,099 user benchmarks.  Model: CT120BX500SSD1

Average average bench

The Crucial BX500 120GB averaged 41.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 469MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX500 120GB is 54.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial BX500 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 133MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 21.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,099 samples)
Min Avg Max
361 Read 469 515
221 Write 384 446
12.5 Mixed 236 423
77.4 SusWrite 133 343
68% 306 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.9 4K Read 27.8 35.9
5.92 4K Write 43.3 110
0.5 4K Mixed 15.2 31.2
84.5% 28.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.6 DQ Read 159 205
8.83 DQ Write 211 344
0.5 DQ Mixed 21.6 46.4
61.9% 131 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 393 238 134 133 100 MB/s
Read 468
Write 416
Mixed 407
SusWrite 206
84% 374 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 57.2
4K Mixed 24.6
102% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 45.9
97% 193 MB/s
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 358 37 28 47 22 53 MB/s
Read 504
Write 426
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 90.9
58% 261 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 15.7
4K Mixed 26
87% 23.9 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 0.7
71% 165 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 36 48 36 55 65 MB/s
Read 482
Write 411
Mixed 26
SusWrite 106
56% 256 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 14.8
4K Mixed 6.8
58% 16.2 MB/s
DQ Read 153
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 1.2
72% 166 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 344 58 39 43 54 45 MB/s
Read 483
Write 391
Mixed 391
SusWrite 97
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 12.2
4K Mixed 2.7
59% 15.7 MB/s
DQ Read 150
DQ Write 6.8
DQ Mixed 0.4
20% 52.4 MB/s
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Typical BX500 120GB Builds (Compare 20,607 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 55%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $71

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $425

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Excellent

4 months ago.

best cheapest, highest value for money


Excellent

12 months ago.

This is one best buy for a laptop.


Good

2 months ago.

Just for boost it feel best and cheap. slap on a old hardware it better than price one


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