Average Bench: 73% (273rd of 848)

Based on 604 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT1050MX300SSD1, Crucial_ CT1050MX300S

Good average bench

The Crucial MX300 1TB averaged 27.0% 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 22.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 465MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 1TB is 33.1%. 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 38.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 153MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 604 samples)
Min Avg Max
390 Read 465 486
242 Write 316 343
258 Mixed 324 342
81.6% 369 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.7 4K Read 22.5 28.1
27.8 4K Write 59.4 87.5
10.3 4K Mixed 20.1 28.4
91.2% 34 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.6 DQ Read 193 354
36.4 DQ Write 153 227
9.84 DQ Mixed 38.3 55.7
65.3% 128 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
386GB free
Firmware: M0CR021 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 487
Write 334
Mixed 339
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 87.8
4K Mixed 16.1
111% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 28.7
DQ Write 95.2
DQ Mixed 16
26% 46.7 MB/s
308GB free
Firmware: M0CR021 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 472
Write 310
Mixed 339
83% 374 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 35.6
4K Mixed 20.6
76% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 159
DQ Mixed 48.4
78% 152 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,595,267 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 106%
Desktop 78%
Workstation 78%

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X99 GAMING - $335

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,460

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