Average Bench: 102% (183rd of 992)

Based on 1,288 user benchmarks.  Model: CT480BX300SSD1

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial BX300 480GB averaged 1.5% 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 264MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 41.4MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX300 480GB is 50.4%. 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 395MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,288 samples)
Min Avg Max
362 Read 476 515
228 Write 426 482
240 Mixed 382 430
232 SusWrite 395 476
94.4% 420 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.3 4K Read 28.3 34.2
44.7 4K Write 86.4 130
26 4K Mixed 41.4 52.8
142% 52 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.4 DQ Read 342 392
115 DQ Write 304 366
44.8 DQ Mixed 264 310
214% 303 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
361GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 473 476 483 482 483 MB/s
Read 511
Write 482
Mixed 429
SusWrite 477
107% 475 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 47
162% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 308
250% 352 MB/s
400GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 471 475 482 483 481 MB/s
Read 510
Write 476
Mixed 427
SusWrite 476
106% 472 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 46.2
157% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 365
DQ Mixed 311
252% 355 MB/s
381GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 260 235 201 261 346 MB/s
Read 481
Write 276
Mixed 244
SusWrite 260
70% 315 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 80.9
4K Mixed 46.1
150% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 207
172% 253 MB/s
52GB free
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 197 192 194 193 204 MB/s
Read 345
Write 302
Mixed 297
SusWrite 187
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 60.2
4K Mixed 33.4
113% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 221
168% 226 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $50 @ launch in Aug '17
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Typical BX300 480GB Builds (Compare 2,844 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250-PLUS - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $615

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

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