Silicon Motion SM2246EN with Crucial Custom Firmware
Max Sequential Read
Up to 535 MBps
Max Sequential Write
Up to 450 MBps
4KB Random Read
Up to 90,000 IOPS
4KB Random Write
Up to 70,000 IOPS
Sequential reads/writes up to 535 / 450 MB/s on all file types Random reads/writes up to 90k / 87k IOPS on all file types Over 15x faster than a typical hard drive* Over 2x more reliable than a typical hard drive** Over 2x more energy efficient than a typical hard drive*** More durable than a hard drive Available in 2.5-inch form factor in capacities up to 1TB
* Performance level based op comparative benchmark scores of the Crucial BX100 SSD and the Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EZEX internal hard drive. Actual performance level may vary based on benchmark used and individual system configuration. Test setup: 1TB Crucial BX100 SSD and 1TB Western Digital Caviar Blue internal hard drive, both tested on an Intel DZ87RL motherboard, Intel i7-4770K 3.50GHz processor, BIOS Rev. 0327, and Windows 8 Pro 64-bit operating system using PCMark Vantage HDD test suite. Benchmark testing conducted December 2014.
** Reliability comparison based on published MTBF ratings of the 1TB Crucial BX100 SSD (1.5 million hours) and the 1TB Western Digital Caviar Blue (0.6 million hours).
*** Active average power use comparison based on published specs of the 500GB Crucial BX100 SSD and the 1TB Western Digital Caviar Blue internal hard drive.