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CrucialCT275MX300SSD1

Release date ≈ Q4 2016.

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Controller: Marvell 88SS1074. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC. Release date: Q2 2016.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 49,993 user samples
8,402 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 204% 87GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 104% 100GB free (System drive)
Poor: 104% Great: 204%
SPEED RANK: 113th / 1016
41,591 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% 256GB free
Worst Bench: 55% 195GB free (System drive)
Poor: 55% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 430th / 1016
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
154 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+93%
80 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
974 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+124%
435 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
709 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+85%
383 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
35.3 MB/s Much faster random read.
+45%
24.4 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
105 MB/s Faster random write.
+22%
86.1 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
530 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+58%
336 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
45.4 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+32%
34.4 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
551 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+152%
219 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1197 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+154%
472 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1254 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+162%
478 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
44 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+54%
28.5 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
148 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+26%
117 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
830 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+107%
401 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
59.6 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+43%
41.7 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
1001 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+274%
268 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 22,514,211 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % 0.2 % Hugely higher market share.
+567%
Value
Value For Money
18.1 % Hugely better value.
+115%
8.42 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
57 % 67 % More popular.
+18%
Price
Price (score)
$109 Cheaper.
+25%
$144
Age
Newest
38+ Months Slightly more recent.
+14%
44 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
961 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+307%
236 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
777 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+138%
326 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
2,762 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+184%
973 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
594 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+93%
307 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
828 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+291%
212 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
542 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+110%
258 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
436 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+80%
242 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
240GB 275GB
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The 275GB Crucial MX300 supersedes the MX200. Unlike its predecessor, the MX300 is TLC based and therefore suffers from weak write speeds in comparison to MLC drives. The MX300 utilises a sophisticated algorithm to enable fast burst write speeds provided that there is sufficient free space on the disk but as the drive fills up write performance drops to the relatively poor levels seen on other TLC drives (similar to mechanical drives). At current prices (70 USD) the MX300 competes well with other low end drives such as the OCZ Trion, Adata SP550 and Samsung 750 EVO. As stocks build the MX300 is likely to see further price cuts, so it could become a very interesting value proposition. See the current value leaders here[Sep '16 SSDrivePro]

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