Average Bench: 82% (215th of 921)

Based on 234 user benchmarks.  Model: CT480BX300SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial BX300 480GB averaged just 18.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial BX300 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 501MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX300 480GB is 42.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial BX300 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 154MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 192MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 234 samples)
Min Avg Max
386 Read 501 527
195 Write 370 410
268 Mixed 395 427
93.8% 422 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.5 4K Read 25.3 33.2
29.6 4K Write 64.8 101
12.2 4K Mixed 25 37
105% 38.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.2 DQ Read 192 376
47.9 DQ Write 154 286
12.9 DQ Mixed 56.6 94.6
74% 134 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
408GB free
Firmware: M2CR010 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 527
Write 326
Mixed 244
80% 366 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 69.4
4K Mixed 29.9
124% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 90.7
134% 254 MB/s
413GB free
Firmware: M2CR010 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 454
Write 37.8
Mixed 197
50% 229 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 70.1
4K Mixed 31.3
128% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 29.4
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 84.7
86% 130 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,476,257 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $50 @ launch in Aug '17
AmazonUS $10011 mins
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Typical BX300 480GB Builds (Compare 1,585 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250-PLUS - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $680

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Controller: Silicon Motion SM2258. Flash Memory: Micron 3D MLC.

You dont need a new computer, just the Crucial BX300...

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