Average Bench: 73% - 269th / 836

Based on 353 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT1050MX300SSD1, Crucial_ CT1050MX300S

Good average bench

The Crucial MX300 1TB averaged 26.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 61.1MB/s
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Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 1TB is 33.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Crucial MX300 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 37.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 153MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 353 samples)
Min Avg Max
382 Read 462 485
251 Write 317 343
253 Mixed 323 342
81.4% 367 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15 4K Read 22.2 28
28.9 4K Write 61.1 87.5
10.3 4K Mixed 20 28.5
91.6% 34.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.4 DQ Read 195 351
36.5 DQ Write 153 228
10.1 DQ Mixed 37.7 54.9
65.3% 129 MB/s
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The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
529GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 482
Write 330
Mixed 340
85% 384 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 60.4
4K Mixed 26.4
106% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 55.7
82% 156 MB/s
523GB free
Firmware: M0CR021 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 463
Write 328
Mixed 335
83% 375 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 66.9
4K Mixed 20.3
88% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 12.3
79% 186 MB/s
343GB free
Firmware: M0CR021 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 486
Write 335
Mixed 335
85% 385 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 77.9
4K Mixed 15.6
103% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 28.5
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 39.8
51% 86.5 MB/s
976GB free
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 466
Write 325
Mixed 330
83% 374 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 42
4K Mixed 21.5
80% 27.9 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 51
88% 174 MB/s

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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,131,577 SSDs tested.


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Typical MX300 1TB Builds (Compare 1,030 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 124%
Desktop 83%
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Workstation 85%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X99 GAMING - $335

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,523

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