SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of MX100 vs BX100

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

MX100
6.0
BX100
6.3
4K Random Read, 4K Random Read Access Time and 512K Sequential Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

MX100
6.5
BX100
6.5
4K Random Write, 4K Random Write Access Time and 512K Sequential Write

real world benchmarks

How well the drive performs common tasks

MX100
7.4
BX100
8.9
Windows 7 Boot-up Time, Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

MX100
6.3
BX100
6.8
PCMark Vantage and AS SSD Score

No winner declared

Too close to call

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Crucial MX100

Reasons to consider the
Crucial MX100

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Faster 512K sequential write 477.34 MB/s vs 410.38 MB/s More than 15% faster 512K sequential write
Front view of Crucial BX100

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Crucial BX100

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Much faster windows 7 boot-up time 5.5 s vs 14 s 2.5x faster windows 7 boot-up time
Much higher PCMark vantage score 31,363 pts vs 16,976 pts Around 85% higher PCMark vantage score
Faster 4k random read 248.37 MB/s vs 175.64 MB/s More than 40% faster 4k random read
Much faster photoshop lens filter 49.4 s vs 64.2 s Around 25% faster photoshop lens filter
Lower avg. power consumption 1.94 Watts vs 2.31 Watts More than 15% lower avg. power consumption
More capacity per dollar 2.94 GB/$ vs 2.38 GB/$ Around 25% more capacity per dollar
Lower 4k random read access time 1.01 ms vs 1.42 ms Around 30% lower 4k random read access time
Slightly faster AS SSD ISO copy 504.4 MB/s vs 435.88 MB/s More than 15% faster AS SSD ISO copy

Benchmarks Real world tests of MX100 vs BX100

4K Random Read

MX100
175.64 MB/s
BX100
248.37 MB/s

4K Random Write

MX100
72.86 MB/s
BX100
80.74 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

MX100
14 s
BX100
5.5 s

Avg. Power Consumption

MX100
2.31 Watts
BX100
1.94 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

MX100
3.43 ms
BX100
3.1 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

MX100
1.42 ms
BX100
1.01 ms

Reviews Word on the street

MX100  vs BX100 

9.8
9.7
The SSD controller is the same as on the Crucial M550, paired with a full set of 16 flash chips for maximum bandwidth.
MX100

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