Average Bench: 92.6% (201st of 980)

Based on 6,478 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT1050MX300SSD1, Crucial_ CT1050MX300S

Excellent average bench

The Crucial MX300 1TB averaged just 7.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial MX300 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 293MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 89.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 1TB is 37.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MX300 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 348MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 394MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,478 samples)
Min Avg Max
309 Read 394 427
293 Write 419 480
252 Mixed 348 388
271 SusWrite 380 457
87% 386 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 4K Read 24 28.2
43.5 4K Write 89.9 123
24 4K Mixed 36 43.3
130% 50 MB/s
Min Avg Max
158 DQ Read 324 366
121 DQ Write 285 327
82.6 DQ Mixed 293 344
223% 301 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 463 468 473 472 473 MB/s
Read 384
Write 361
Mixed 258
SusWrite 467
83% 368 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 35.4
125% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 339
251% 331 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,452,932 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $260 @ launch in Jun '16
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Typical MX300 1TB Builds (Compare 12,268 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 118%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $205

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,557

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