Average Bench: 72.5% (283rd of 859)

Based on 1,553 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT1050MX300SSD1, Crucial_ CT1050MX300S

Good average bench

The Crucial MX300 1TB averaged 27.4% 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 37.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 145MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,553 samples)
Min Avg Max
379 Read 465 486
253 Write 318 342
260 Mixed 325 341
81.8% 369 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.2 4K Read 22.5 27.5
26.2 4K Write 57.7 86.1
9.75 4K Mixed 19.9 28.1
90.1% 33.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.6 DQ Read 193 351
35.4 DQ Write 145 226
10.2 DQ Mixed 37.6 55.9
63.8% 125 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
912GB free
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 469
Write 333
Mixed 340
84% 381 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 69.7
4K Mixed 25.9
100% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 55
101% 204 MB/s
364GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 477
Write 267
Mixed 292
76% 345 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 64.7
4K Mixed 18.1
89% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 19.8
70% 157 MB/s
804GB free
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 489
Write 340
Mixed 341
86% 390 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 64.2
4K Mixed 14.4
93% 35 MB/s
DQ Read 26.8
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 14.3
31% 60.2 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,862,640 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 117%
Desktop 82%
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Workstation 97%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $235

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,816

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