Average Bench: 72.7% - 257th / 814

Based on 265 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 61.1MB/s
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Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 1TB is 32.4%. 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 37.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 152MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 265 samples)
Min Avg Max
347 Read 459 485
251 Write 316 344
248 Mixed 322 342
81% 366 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.7 4K Read 22.2 28
27.5 4K Write 61.1 87.3
10.3 4K Mixed 19.9 28.4
91.5% 34.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.7 DQ Read 195 351
38.1 DQ Write 152 228
10.1 DQ Mixed 37.3 54.8
64.9% 128 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
646GB free
Firmware: M0CR021 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 470
Write 311
Mixed 335
82% 372 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 69.9
4K Mixed 26.9
108% 40.4 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 195
DQ Mixed 54
98% 198 MB/s
646GB free
Firmware: M0CR021 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 475
Write 294
Mixed 336
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 67.5
4K Mixed 27.4
109% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 54.2
97% 194 MB/s
757GB free
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 460
Write 315
Mixed 326
81% 367 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 33.1
4K Mixed 11.2
61% 21.2 MB/s
DQ Read 21.1
DQ Write 32.6
DQ Mixed 11.1
13% 21.6 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 1,917,497 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 119%
Desktop 83%
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Workstation 81%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X99 GAMING - $335

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,473

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