Crucial BX100 1TB SSD Review

Introduction and Technical Specifications

Crucial BX100 1TB SSD Review


One of the coolest things about this job is the fact that we get to see pipe dreams come to fruition. Whilst for the majority of us it might be running the hardest 3D Mark test and wishing for the day graphics card technology has caught up, today we're looking at a different dream. All the speed of a solid state drive, but in a capacity that is usable in these modern times of big games and HD video.

Recently we reviewed the Crucial MX100 in a 512GB capacity, and it was the ideal combination of capacity and performance, at a price that made the old days when a SSD was around £10 per GB seem a distant memory. Here we have the BX100 drive in a massive 1TB size. Big enough to be a main drive. So how does it stack up?

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer claimed speeds are more reliable than they used to be, although we still treat them with a pinch of salt. Still, if the BX100 gets close to 535MB/s we'll be really happy.

Crucial BX100 1TB SSD Review

Up Close

As with all SSDs there is little to see in the photographs. The BX100 only comes with a spacer, rather than a 3.5" to 5.25" adaptor. But for this price we're not complaining.

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Most Recent Comments

25-02-2015, 05:26:41

Awesome stuff. Not a very big investment to go all SSD now.Quote

25-02-2015, 05:39:45

Aaand this review gets my "Value for Minute" award. With the "Humour Ending" nomination this year.Quote

25-02-2015, 05:39:56

Hmmm very nice, 2 of these and i wont need my mech drives.Quote

25-02-2015, 07:19:56

Nice one :
Sometimes a product appears which sells itself...A One Terabyte Solid State Drive for under £300.Quote

25-02-2015, 13:15:21

Crucial deliver once again on the balance between bang-for-buck and performance....Quote

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