Average Bench: 103% (198th of 1012)

Based on 1,574 user benchmarks.  Model: CT480BX300SSD1

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial BX300 480GB averaged 2.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial BX300 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 251MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 42.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX300 480GB is 44.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial BX300 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 384MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 399MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,574 samples)
Min Avg Max
404 Read 482 515
219 Write 427 483
240 Mixed 384 431
240 SusWrite 399 480
95.2% 423 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.9 4K Read 28.7 33.7
41.1 4K Write 90.2 129
27.2 4K Mixed 42.7 52.3
146% 53.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.8 DQ Read 334 391
106 DQ Write 289 366
46.9 DQ Mixed 251 311
205% 292 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
89GB free
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 438 454 451 443 434 445 MB/s
Read 444
Write 429
Mixed 372
SusWrite 444
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 50.2
175% 67.2 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 78.2
138% 270 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,094,986 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $50 @ launch in Aug '17
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Typical BX300 480GB Builds (Compare 3,844 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250-PLUS - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $784

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Controller: Silicon Motion SM2258. Flash Memory: Micron 3D MLC

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