Average Bench: 73.1% (278th of 853)

Based on 1,237 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT1050MX300SSD1, Crucial_ CT1050MX300S

Good average bench

The Crucial MX300 1TB averaged 26.9% 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 463MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 1TB is 31.1%. 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 37MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 152MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,237 samples)
Min Avg Max
346 Read 463 486
253 Write 319 343
252 Mixed 324 342
81.6% 368 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.1 4K Read 22.8 27.7
28.8 4K Write 59.8 84.8
9.78 4K Mixed 20.1 28
92% 34.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.6 DQ Read 188 352
36.7 DQ Write 152 226
9.43 DQ Mixed 37 55.8
63.9% 126 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
609GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 482
Write 341
Mixed 340
86% 387 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 68.7
4K Mixed 27.1
110% 40.4 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 52.8
101% 205 MB/s
911GB free
Firmware: M0CR021 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 483
Write 338
Mixed 342
86% 388 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 45.4
4K Mixed 22.7
89% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 126
DQ Write 87.9
DQ Mixed 42.7
49% 85.5 MB/s
654GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 467
Write 328
Mixed 336
84% 377 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 65.4
4K Mixed 10.8
82% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 18.2
DQ Write 70.3
DQ Mixed 10.6
18% 33 MB/s
610GB free
Firmware: M0CR050 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 471
Write 181
Mixed 280
68% 310 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 57.4
4K Mixed 11.7
78% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 11.5
48% 104 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,271,260 SSDs tested.


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Typical MX300 1TB Builds (Compare 3,032 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 73%
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X370-PRO - $164

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,096

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