Average Bench: 103% (197th of 1011)

Based on 1,424 user benchmarks.  Model: CT480BX300SSD1

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial BX300 480GB averaged 3.4% 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 262MB/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 45.9%. 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 385MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 399MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,424 samples)
Min Avg Max
370 Read 483 515
226 Write 430 484
245 Mixed 385 430
227 SusWrite 399 478
95.5% 424 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.7 4K Read 29.1 33.9
42.8 4K Write 90.1 129
28.4 4K Mixed 42.7 52.3
147% 54 MB/s
Min Avg Max
133 DQ Read 344 390
136 DQ Write 299 366
75.1 DQ Mixed 262 310
213% 302 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 409 445 457 459 459 MB/s
Read 479
Write 448
Mixed 402
SusWrite 437
100% 442 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 99.6
4K Mixed 38.4
141% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 392
DQ Write 357
DQ Mixed 310
250% 353 MB/s
267GB free
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 444 447 444 422 426 420 MB/s
Read 432
Write 409
Mixed 382
SusWrite 434
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 49.8
165% 63.8 MB/s
DQ Read 32.4
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 46.8
49% 76.7 MB/s
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 403 408 441 449 448 MB/s
Read 480
Write 227
Mixed 252
SusWrite 424
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 64.2
4K Mixed 36.9
123% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 293
227% 312 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,944,087 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $50 @ launch in Aug '17
AmazonUS $802 months
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Typical BX300 480GB Builds (Compare 3,410 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250-PLUS - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $700

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

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