Average Bench: 102% (168th of 980)

Based on 983 user benchmarks.  Model: CT480BX300SSD1

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial BX300 480GB averaged 2.1% 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 271MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 41.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX300 480GB is 43%. 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 382MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 396MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 983 samples)
Min Avg Max
378 Read 477 514
294 Write 430 480
245 Mixed 382 428
239 SusWrite 396 475
94.8% 421 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.2 4K Read 28.2 33.8
43.1 4K Write 87 130
26.5 4K Mixed 41.4 52.6
142% 52.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
178 DQ Read 353 392
129 DQ Write 310 365
102 DQ Mixed 271 310
220% 311 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
366GB free
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 468 461 446 464 445 MB/s
Read 478
Write 436
Mixed 392
SusWrite 450
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 52.6
190% 73.1 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 301
244% 345 MB/s
320GB free
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 392 446 452 459 459 MB/s
Read 497
Write 453
Mixed 418
SusWrite 414
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 49.1
171% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 292
236% 334 MB/s
126GB free
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 412 354 471 475 474 MB/s
Read 498
Write 461
Mixed 410
SusWrite 442
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 93.2
4K Mixed 46
158% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 299
242% 341 MB/s
428GB free
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 458 461 473 474 477 MB/s
Read 505
Write 458
Mixed 419
SusWrite 466
104% 462 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 90.8
4K Mixed 43.6
146% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 355
DQ Mixed 303
246% 347 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,408,650 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $50 @ launch in Aug '17
AmazonUS $807 mins
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Typical BX300 480GB Builds (Compare 2,532 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250-PLUS - $93

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $636

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

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