Average Bench: 73.1% (268th of 848)

Based on 471 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT1050MX300SSD1, Crucial_ CT1050MX300S

Good average bench

The Crucial MX300 1TB averaged 26.8% 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 22.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 60.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 1TB is 33.5%. 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 38.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 154MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 471 samples)
Min Avg Max
375 Read 462 485
247 Write 318 343
250 Mixed 322 341
81.4% 367 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.7 4K Read 22.3 28.1
27.9 4K Write 60.6 88.5
10.3 4K Mixed 20 28.5
91.6% 34.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.6 DQ Read 197 353
37.4 DQ Write 154 228
10.1 DQ Mixed 38.4 55
66% 130 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
715GB free
Firmware: M0CR021 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 479
Write 339
Mixed 340
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 86.2
4K Mixed 28.4
122% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 51.8
102% 209 MB/s
657GB free
Firmware: M0CR021 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 486
Write 341
Mixed 340
86% 389 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 88.5
4K Mixed 26.8
122% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 53.2
96% 192 MB/s
647GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 483
Write 343
Mixed 341
86% 389 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 73.3
4K Mixed 27.3
113% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 52.7
90% 177 MB/s
914GB free
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 482
Write 337
Mixed 339
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 76.2
4K Mixed 15.2
96% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 28.2
DQ Write 83.5
DQ Mixed 15.1
23% 42.3 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,359,232 SSDs tested.


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Typical MX300 1TB Builds (Compare 1,202 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 106%
Desktop 79%
Workstation 78%

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X99 GAMING - $335

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,472

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