SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of BX100 vs SSD wrk

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

BX100
6.3
SSD wrk
6.3
4K Random Read, 4K Random Read Access Time and 512K Sequential Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

BX100
6.5
SSD wrk
6.1
4K Random Write, 4K Random Write Access Time and 512K Sequential Write

real world benchmarks

How well the drive performs common tasks

BX100
8.9
SSD wrk
7.6
Windows 7 Boot-up Time, Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

BX100
6.8
SSD wrk
6.4
PCMark Vantage and AS SSD Score

No winner declared

Too close to call

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Crucial BX100

Reasons to consider the
Crucial BX100

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Significantly higher capacity 500 GB vs 128 GB Around 4x higher capacity
Much faster windows 7 boot-up time 5.5 s vs 11 s 2x faster windows 7 boot-up time
Significantly higher PCMark vantage score 31,363 pts vs 22,279 pts More than 40% higher PCMark vantage score
Faster 512K sequential write 410.38 MB/s vs 278.78 MB/s More than 45% faster 512K sequential write
Much faster photoshop lens filter 49.4 s vs 63.7 s More than 20% faster photoshop lens filter
Lower 4k random write access time 3.1 ms vs 3.66 ms More than 15% lower 4k random write access time
Faster AS SSD ISO copy 504.4 MB/s vs 422.3 MB/s Around 20% faster AS SSD ISO copy
Default view of Angelbird SSD wrk

Reasons to consider the
Angelbird SSD wrk

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Higher MTBF 2,000,000 hours vs 1,500,000 hours Around 35% higher MTBF

Benchmarks Real world tests of BX100 vs SSD wrk

4K Random Read

BX100
248.37 MB/s
SSD wrk
247.5 MB/s

4K Random Write

BX100
80.74 MB/s
SSD wrk
68.36 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

BX100
5.5 s
SSD wrk
11 s

Avg. Power Consumption

BX100
1.94 Watts
SSD wrk
1.98 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

BX100
3.1 ms
SSD wrk
3.66 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

BX100
1.01 ms
SSD wrk
1.01 ms

Reviews Word on the street

BX100  vs SSD wrk 

9.7
8.5
Personally, I would still buy the MX100 because its price is just too good, and saving $5 on the 250 GB variant really is not worth it deviating from the nearly perfect MX100.
BX100

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