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CrucialCT275MX300SSD1
  

Release date ≈ Q1 2019.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 66,949 user samples
26,145 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 117% 466GB free
Worst Bench: 67% 420GB free (System drive)
Poor: 67% Great: 117%
SPEED RANK: 231st / 1030
40,804 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 95% 197GB free
Worst Bench: 59% 108GB free
Poor: 59% Great: 95%
SPEED RANK: 446th / 1030
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
96.8 % Faster effective speed.
+21%
80.2 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
443 MB/s +2% 433 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
398 MB/s +4% 384 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
32.7 MB/s Much faster random read.
+35%
24.2 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
85.1 MB/s +1% 84.6 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
293 MB/s 345 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+18%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
42.2 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+23%
34.2 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
317 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+43%
222 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
505 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+7%
472 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
484 MB/s +1% 478 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
41 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+45%
28.3 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
113 MB/s 116 MB/s +3%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
394 MB/s 402 MB/s +2%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
54.3 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+31%
41.4 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
435 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+62%
269 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 29,822,412 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.39 % Hugely higher market share.
+200%
0.13 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 68 % Much more popular.
+33%
Age
Newest
18+ Months Much more recent.
+64%
50 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
386 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+64%
236 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
332 MB/s +2% 326 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,229 Pts Stronger server IO.
+27%
972 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
261 MB/s 307 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+18%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
342 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+56%
219 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
274 MB/s +3% 265 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
205 MB/s 255 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
+24%
Capacity
Capacity
500GB 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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