Average Bench: 103% (189th of 1003)

Based on 1,502 user benchmarks.  Model: CT480BX300SSD1

Outstanding average bench

The Crucial BX300 480GB averaged 2.7% 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 268MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 42MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX300 480GB is 41.4%. 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 385MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 397MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,502 samples)
Min Avg Max
388 Read 479 515
300 Write 433 482
241 Mixed 385 429
231 SusWrite 397 476
95.3% 424 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.1 4K Read 28.5 33.9
47.7 4K Write 87.6 129
28.5 4K Mixed 42 52.2
143% 52.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
192 DQ Read 352 391
147 DQ Write 309 367
69.8 DQ Mixed 268 310
218% 310 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
296GB free
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 411 426 434 438 436 MB/s
Read 466
Write 431
Mixed 390
SusWrite 424
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 51.7
175% 69.2 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 302
245% 346 MB/s
216GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 399 344 371 441 362 MB/s
Read 466
Write 402
Mixed 424
SusWrite 378
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 68.4
4K Mixed 31
120% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 366
DQ Mixed 303
247% 352 MB/s
111GB free
Firmware: M2CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 241 236 341 244 236 MB/s
Read 467
Write 415
Mixed 358
SusWrite 277
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 57.1
4K Mixed 30.3
100% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 279
224% 315 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,985,331 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $50 @ launch in Aug '17
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Typical BX300 480GB Builds (Compare 3,159 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250-PLUS - $97

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $597

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

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