Average Bench: 91.4% (302nd of 1058)

Based on 12,889 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT1050MX300SSD1, Crucial_ CT1050MX300S

Excellent average bench

The Crucial MX300 1TB averaged just 8.6% 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 290MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 1TB is 37.7%. 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 344MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 394MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,889 samples)
Min Avg Max
312 Read 394 432
301 Write 416 480
246 Mixed 344 387
277 SusWrite 381 458
86.6% 384 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.8 4K Read 23.9 28
44.5 4K Write 84.9 114
21.5 4K Mixed 35.6 42.7
127% 48.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
194 DQ Read 319 367
78.6 DQ Write 273 327
118 DQ Mixed 290 348
219% 294 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
237GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 475 474 479 463 373 MB/s
Read 423
Write 476
Mixed 386
SusWrite 456
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 42.7
157% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 329
248% 332 MB/s
380GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR050
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 422 429 430 428 428 MB/s
Read 429
Write 210
Mixed 376
SusWrite 426
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 84.4
4K Mixed 38.3
132% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 201
151% 202 MB/s
977GB free
Firmware: M0CR021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 443 453 455 457 451 MB/s
Read 386
Write 453
Mixed 366
SusWrite 451
94% 414 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 67.2
4K Mixed 32.5
112% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 329
247% 330 MB/s
844GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR050
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 342 343 365 338 366 MB/s
Read 397
Write 338
Mixed 226
SusWrite 353
74% 328 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 31.6
126% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 339
255% 340 MB/s
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $260 @ launch in Jun '16
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Typical MX300 1TB Builds (Compare 21,466 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,314

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