Average Bench: 73.9% (289th of 885)

Based on 2,832 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT1050MX300SSD1, Crucial_ CT1050MX300S

Good average bench

The Crucial MX300 1TB averaged 26.0% 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 469MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 1TB is 29.3%. 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 39.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 151MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,832 samples)
Min Avg Max
407 Read 469 486
256 Write 319 342
271 Mixed 327 341
82.3% 372 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.1 4K Read 22.8 27.3
33.9 4K Write 60.6 82.3
11.1 4K Mixed 20.9 27.6
93.4% 34.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.4 DQ Read 192 342
43.8 DQ Write 151 221
11.1 DQ Mixed 39.1 55.8
65.4% 128 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
564GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 486
Write 339
Mixed 342
86% 389 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 83.2
4K Mixed 29.1
124% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 53.9
104% 211 MB/s
903GB free
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 486
Write 338
Mixed 337
86% 387 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 75.9
4K Mixed 19.2
105% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 32.6
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 15.3
45% 90.1 MB/s
243GB free
Firmware: R040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 472
Write 340
Mixed 342
85% 385 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 47.8
4K Mixed 23.9
90% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 207
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 46.1
64% 120 MB/s
407GB free
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 465
Write 326
Mixed 335
83% 375 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 72.5
4K Mixed 12.8
87% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 22.3
DQ Write 80.3
DQ Mixed 12.5
21% 38.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,619,061 SSDs tested.


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Typical MX300 1TB Builds (Compare 7,104 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 118%
Desktop 82%
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Workstation 97%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $219

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,773

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