Average Bench: 90.2% (281st of 1026)

Based on 11,079 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT1050MX300SSD1, Crucial_ CT1050MX300S

Excellent average bench

The Crucial MX300 1TB averaged just 9.8% 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 288MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 1TB is 41.9%. 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 344MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 396MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,079 samples)
Min Avg Max
320 Read 396 436
289 Write 414 478
238 Mixed 344 386
264 SusWrite 375 452
86.2% 382 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.1 4K Read 23.7 28.1
38.3 4K Write 82.5 116
22.7 4K Mixed 35 42.7
124% 47.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
212 DQ Read 317 365
96.5 DQ Write 268 326
125 DQ Mixed 288 345
217% 291 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
877GB free
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 402 431 377 375 372 MB/s
Read 415
Write 475
Mixed 387
SusWrite 379
94% 414 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 42.2
156% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 339
257% 344 MB/s
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 444 445 454 465 400 371 MB/s
Read 391
Write 392
Mixed 359
SusWrite 430
89% 393 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 38.5
145% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 333
251% 335 MB/s
281GB free
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 376 318 278 292 300 299 MB/s
Read 382
Write 433
Mixed 364
SusWrite 311
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 76.8
4K Mixed 34.6
120% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 206
190% 291 MB/s
978GB free
Firmware: M0CR070
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 231 230 229 230 230 MB/s
Read 403
Write 477
Mixed 376
SusWrite 230
84% 372 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 80
4K Mixed 37.5
128% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 324
242% 319 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,870,236 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $260 @ launch in Jun '16
AmazonUS $3982 months
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Typical MX300 1TB Builds (Compare 41,238 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $1,401

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