CrucialCT275MX300SSD1
CorsairCSSD-N240GBXT
$170

Controller: Marvell 88SS1074. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC. Release date: Q2 2016.

 $170 

Controller: Phison PS3110-S10. NAND Flash: Toshiba 19nm MLC. Release date: Q4 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 20,002 user samples
19,171 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% 59GB free
Worst Bench: 56% 133GB free (System drive)
Poor: 56% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 345th / 956
831 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 103% 223GB free
Worst Bench: 55% 206GB free
Poor: 55% Great: 103%
SPEED RANK: 306th / 956
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
79.6 % 81.7 % +3%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
430 MB/s 491 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+14%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
383 MB/s 412 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+8%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
23.9 MB/s 28 MB/s Faster random read.
+17%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
88.2 MB/s Faster random write.
+24%
71.2 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
337 MB/s 426 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+26%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
33.8 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
+113%
15.9 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
215 MB/s 259 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+20%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
471 MB/s 527 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+12%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
477 MB/s 508 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+6%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
28.5 MB/s 36.7 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+29%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
119 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+6%
112 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
400 MB/s 514 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+28%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
41.6 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+14%
36.4 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
265 MB/s 402 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+52%
Market Share
Based on 8,594,621 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.39 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
0 %
Value
Value For Money
92.7 % Hugely better value.
+81%
51.1 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
66 % Slightly more popular.
+6%
62 %
Price
Price (score)
$85 Much cheaper.
+50%
$170
Age
Newest
27 Months Much more recent.
+40%
45 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
236 MB/s 366 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+55%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
326 MB/s 348 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+7%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
975 Pts 1,211 Pts Stronger server IO.
+24%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
307 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+211%
98.8 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
210 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+14%
185 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
262 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+20%
219 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
248 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+634%
33.8 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
275GB 240GB
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The 275GB Crucial MX300 supersedes the MX200. Unlike its predecessor, the MX300 is TLC based and therefore suffers from weak write speeds in comparison to MLC drives. The MX300 utilises a sophisticated algorithm to enable fast burst write speeds provided that there is sufficient free space on the disk but as the drive fills up write performance drops to the relatively poor levels seen on other TLC drives (similar to mechanical drives). At current prices (70 USD) the MX300 competes well with other low end drives such as the OCZ Trion, Adata SP550 and Samsung 750 EVO. As stocks build the MX300 is likely to see further price cuts, so it could become a very interesting value proposition. See the current value leaders here[Sep '16 SSDrivePro]

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