Average Bench: 98.1% (159th of 959)

Based on 598 user benchmarks.  Model: CT480BX300SSD1

Excellent average bench

The Crucial BX300 480GB averaged just 1.8% lower 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 234MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX300 480GB is 56%. 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 376MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 394MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 598 samples)
Min Avg Max
374 Read 475 519
218 Write 412 481
236 Mixed 376 429
238 SusWrite 394 474
93.2% 414 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.9 4K Read 27.6 34
40 4K Write 83.6 130
16.2 4K Mixed 38.9 52.8
136% 50 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.8 DQ Read 312 391
77.1 DQ Write 284 363
17.3 DQ Mixed 234 309
193% 277 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
217GB free
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 174 228 241 292 302 MB/s
Read 519
Write 487
Mixed 432
SusWrite 251
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 54.8
197% 76.8 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 306
247% 349 MB/s
363GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 475 477 476 483 482 481 MB/s
Read 512
Write 476
Mixed 428
SusWrite 479
107% 474 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 92.5
4K Mixed 45.9
155% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 241
184% 248 MB/s
407GB free
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 451 452 436 444 442 MB/s
Read 470
Write 226
Mixed 258
SusWrite 437
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 78.5
4K Mixed 40.2
136% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 365
DQ Mixed 306
249% 352 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $50 @ launch in Aug '17
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Typical BX300 480GB Builds (Compare 2,056 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250-PLUS - $93

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $692

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

You dont need a new computer, just the Crucial BX300...

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