Average Bench: 72.8% (345th of 929)

Based on 3,945 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT1050MX300SSD1, Crucial_ CT1050MX300S

Good average bench

The Crucial MX300 1TB averaged 27.2% 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 22.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 470MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 1TB is 33.2%. 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 34.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 146MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 3,945 samples)
Min Avg Max
397 Read 470 486
256 Write 318 342
258 Mixed 323 341
82% 370 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16 4K Read 22.8 27.4
26.2 4K Write 59.4 80.9
9.3 4K Mixed 19.6 27.8
91.1% 33.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.8 DQ Read 185 346
36.2 DQ Write 146 220
9.31 DQ Mixed 34.9 55.6
61.7% 122 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
461GB free
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 486
Write 294
Mixed 341
83% 373 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 69.2
4K Mixed 23.6
108% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 42.2
84% 175 MB/s
120GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 479
Write 338
Mixed 336
85% 385 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 75
4K Mixed 15.4
99% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 27.4
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 15
44% 87.5 MB/s
292GB free
Firmware: M0CR021 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 478
Write 342
Mixed 340
86% 387 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 68
4K Mixed 13.5
93% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 24.9
DQ Write 56.1
DQ Mixed 13.1
18% 31.4 MB/s
803GB free
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 485
Write 333
Mixed 338
85% 385 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 59.5
4K Mixed 14.6
89% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 24.5
DQ Write 63.9
DQ Mixed 13.5
19% 34 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,222,605 SSDs tested.


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Typical MX300 1TB Builds (Compare 9,224 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 118%
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $195

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,578

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