Average Bench: 68.4% (415th of 921)

Based on 5,571 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT275MX300SSD4, Crucial_ CT275MX300SSD4

Above average average bench

The Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB averaged 31.6% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 467MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB is 25.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 25MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 123MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,571 samples)
Min Avg Max
439 Read 467 484
238 Write 302 337
209 Mixed 314 339
79.9% 361 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.2 4K Read 22.7 27.2
32.4 4K Write 57.2 78.4
8.94 4K Mixed 16.9 23.9
86.3% 32.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.5 DQ Read 123 229
43.8 DQ Write 134 216
9.32 DQ Mixed 25 40.2
47.4% 94 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
215GB free
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 482
Write 336
Mixed 340
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 70.7
4K Mixed 23.8
109% 40.5 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 40.6
82% 164 MB/s
161GB free
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 474
Write 304
Mixed 327
82% 369 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 68.7
4K Mixed 24.3
104% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 231
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 39.9
79% 160 MB/s
179GB free
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 479
Write 327
Mixed 333
84% 380 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 69.5
4K Mixed 13.5
87% 35 MB/s
DQ Read 25.9
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 13.3
44% 88.2 MB/s
63GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 459
Write 321
Mixed 333
82% 371 MB/s
4K Read 12.9
4K Write 34
4K Mixed 15.8
58% 20.9 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 39.9
74% 147 MB/s
131GB free
Firmware: M0C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 394
Write 283
Mixed 292
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 36.5
4K Mixed 18.8
72% 24.8 MB/s
DQ Read 178
DQ Write 99.5
DQ Mixed 34.2
53% 104 MB/s
256GB free
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 449
Write 322
Mixed 318
80% 363 MB/s
4K Read 12.1
4K Write 19.6
4K Mixed 12.7
45% 14.8 MB/s
DQ Read 63.5
DQ Write 25.8
DQ Mixed 25.5
24% 38.3 MB/s
99GB free
Firmware: M0CR021 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 451
Write 107
Mixed 163
52% 240 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 64.7
4K Mixed 10.2
72% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 14.6
43% 92.9 MB/s
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Typical MX300 SATA M.2 275GB Builds (Compare 6,337 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 16%
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Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

System: Dell Inspiron 7559

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $90

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