Average Bench: 102% (215th of 1040)

Based on 3,461 user benchmarks.  Model: CT480BX300SSD1

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial BX300 480GB averaged 2.3% 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 261MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 42MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX300 480GB is 46.1%. 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 381MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 402MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,461 samples)
Min Avg Max
404 Read 482 516
224 Write 427 481
238 Mixed 381 430
261 SusWrite 402 480
95.1% 423 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.4 4K Read 28.7 33.6
39.4 4K Write 85.8 125
27.3 4K Mixed 42 52.1
143% 52.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
218 DQ Read 345 389
129 DQ Write 290 366
155 DQ Mixed 261 310
211% 299 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
208GB free
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 459 307 469 471 470 MB/s
Read 476
Write 442
Mixed 406
SusWrite 422
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 47
173% 68.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 299
242% 341 MB/s
435GB free
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 436 436 439 439 438 MB/s
Read 491
Write 417
Mixed 389
SusWrite 437
98% 433 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 88.7
4K Mixed 44.9
151% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 205
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 179
138% 189 MB/s
383GB free
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 293 437 430 431 370 MB/s
Read 468
Write 434
Mixed 393
SusWrite 400
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 50.6
4K Mixed 27.6
93% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 298
241% 340 MB/s
166GB free
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 436 440 439 442 439 MB/s
Read 490
Write 189
Mixed 260
SusWrite 437
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 32.7
104% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 225
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 186
137% 182 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,347,886 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $50 @ launch in Aug '17
AmazonUS $1654 months
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Typical BX300 480GB Builds (Compare 16,121 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $118

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $964

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

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