Average Bench: 82.6% (220th of 929)

Based on 313 user benchmarks.  Model: CT480BX300SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial BX300 480GB averaged just 17.4% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 65.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX300 480GB is 42.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial BX300 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 157MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 193MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 313 samples)
Min Avg Max
389 Read 501 527
195 Write 372 410
266 Mixed 396 427
93.9% 423 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.2 4K Read 25.3 33.5
29.7 4K Write 65.4 101
12.3 4K Mixed 25.6 37.5
106% 38.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.1 DQ Read 193 378
50.5 DQ Write 157 285
12.8 DQ Mixed 57.5 94.6
75% 136 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
309GB free
Firmware: M2CR010 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 520
Write 405
Mixed 421
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 71.3
4K Mixed 34.9
125% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 56.2
79% 146 MB/s
294GB free
Firmware: M2CR010 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 503
Write 393
Mixed 417
97% 438 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 62.9
4K Mixed 32.6
108% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 92.5
120% 217 MB/s
166GB free
Firmware: M2CR010 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 501
Write 396
Mixed 417
97% 438 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 44.1
4K Mixed 16.2
75% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 24.7
DQ Write 65.8
DQ Mixed 15.2
20% 35.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,152,990 SSDs tested.


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Typical BX300 480GB Builds (Compare 1,772 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250-PLUS - $93

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $667

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

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