Average Bench: 72.8% (335th of 921)

Based on 3,648 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 467MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 1TB is 29.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Crucial MX300 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 35.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 144MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,648 samples)
Min Avg Max
388 Read 467 486
251 Write 318 343
259 Mixed 326 342
82% 370 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.3 4K Read 23 27.4
32.4 4K Write 60 82.3
10.6 4K Mixed 20 27.7
92.2% 34.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.2 DQ Read 176 346
41.4 DQ Write 144 220
9.89 DQ Mixed 35.7 55.8
60.6% 119 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
732GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 464
Write 330
Mixed 339
84% 378 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 74.8
4K Mixed 26
110% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 55.3
99% 199 MB/s
978GB free
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 482
Write 337
Mixed 340
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 68.5
4K Mixed 24.3
101% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 53.5
99% 198 MB/s
401GB free
Firmware: M0CR021 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 481
Write 334
Mixed 334
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 70.8
4K Mixed 23.9
102% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 14.7
70% 159 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,448,144 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $260 @ launch in Jun '16
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Typical MX300 1TB Builds (Compare 8,238 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 118%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $214

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,702

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