Average Bench: 90.2% (186th of 956)

Based on 4,631 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT1050MX300SSD1, Crucial_ CT1050MX300S

Excellent average bench

The Crucial MX300 1TB averaged just 9.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial MX300 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 261MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 87MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 1TB is 41.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MX300 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 344MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 404MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,631 samples)
Min Avg Max
329 Read 404 483
274 Write 406 480
250 Mixed 344 386
266 SusWrite 374 442
86.1% 382 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 24 28.2
44.2 4K Write 87 122
15.2 4K Mixed 34.1 43.2
126% 48.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.2 DQ Read 306 365
79.9 DQ Write 270 327
18.7 DQ Mixed 261 344
203% 279 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
319GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 458 471 476 476 399 MB/s
Read 404
Write 459
Mixed 385
SusWrite 452
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 42.5
162% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 337
255% 342 MB/s
129GB free
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 456 388 364 369 378 353 MB/s
Read 420
Write 472
Mixed 390
SusWrite 385
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 40.3
144% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 348
259% 343 MB/s
678GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 458 465 388 372 371 373 MB/s
Read 414
Write 463
Mixed 382
SusWrite 404
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 82.6
4K Mixed 38.2
130% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 339
253% 336 MB/s
342GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 395 391 401 404 388 MB/s
Read 386
Write 404
Mixed 341
SusWrite 384
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 75.2
4K Mixed 36.1
124% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 210
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 209
157% 209 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $260 @ launch in Jun '16
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Typical MX300 1TB Builds (Compare 9,958 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 117%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $189

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,517

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