Average Bench: 86.3% (229th of 956)

Based on 417 user benchmarks.  Model: CT480BX300SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial BX300 480GB averaged just 13.6% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 112MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX300 480GB is 52.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial BX300 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 221MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 194MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 417 samples)
Min Avg Max
375 Read 490 526
196 Write 380 468
254 Mixed 385 427
238 SusWrite 385 470
92.1% 410 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.8 4K Read 26 33.9
30.8 4K Write 70.1 117
13.6 4K Mixed 29.2 49.6
114% 41.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.9 DQ Read 221 388
55.7 DQ Write 194 355
13.5 DQ Mixed 112 304
110% 176 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
335GB free
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 447 448 468 484 483 MB/s
Read 514
Write 467
Mixed 400
SusWrite 462
104% 461 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 51.1
177% 66.5 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 302
245% 346 MB/s
389GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 231 242 318 247 365 MB/s
Read 510
Write 454
Mixed 413
SusWrite 263
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 48
166% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 303
246% 347 MB/s
131GB free
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 316 469 470 474 471 470 MB/s
Read 504
Write 330
Mixed 272
SusWrite 445
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 63.5
4K Mixed 40.3
131% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 207
173% 255 MB/s
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 Prices

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Typical BX300 480GB Builds (Compare 1,976 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250-PLUS - $93

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $669

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

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