Average Bench: 92.2% (250th of 1011)

Based on 10,311 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT1050MX300SSD1, Crucial_ CT1050MX300S

Excellent average bench

The Crucial MX300 1TB averaged just 7.8% 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 291MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 88.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 1TB is 38.7%. 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 347MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 398MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,311 samples)
Min Avg Max
321 Read 398 434
287 Write 419 480
243 Mixed 347 387
267 SusWrite 380 457
87.1% 386 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 4K Read 24 28.1
43.7 4K Write 88.1 119
23.7 4K Mixed 36.1 43.1
129% 49.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
157 DQ Read 314 365
145 DQ Write 279 327
115 DQ Mixed 291 345
220% 294 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
666GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 202 199 205 206 200 MB/s
Read 332
Write 177
Mixed 236
SusWrite 202
53% 237 MB/s
4K Read 15
4K Write 43.2
4K Mixed 25.5
78% 27.9 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 207
154% 205 MB/s
666GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 156 158 159 155 155 MB/s
Read 294
Write 198
Mixed 208
SusWrite 156
48% 214 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 38
4K Mixed 25.2
82% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 23.8
DQ Write 61.1
DQ Mixed 33.1
28% 39.3 MB/s
675GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 121 128 130 128 131 MB/s
Read 335
Write 205
Mixed 231
SusWrite 126
50% 224 MB/s
4K Read 13.4
4K Write 34
4K Mixed 18
61% 21.8 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 209
152% 198 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $260 @ launch in Jun '16
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Typical MX300 1TB Builds (Compare 33,536 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,193

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