Average Bench: 93.3% (236th of 1011)

Based on 8,990 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT1050MX300SSD1, Crucial_ CT1050MX300S

Excellent average bench

The Crucial MX300 1TB averaged just 6.7% 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 295MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 89.7MB/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 351MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 396MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,990 samples)
Min Avg Max
307 Read 396 430
273 Write 420 479
246 Mixed 351 388
283 SusWrite 384 458
87.5% 388 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.9 4K Read 24.5 28.2
48.2 4K Write 89.7 120
24.5 4K Mixed 36.8 43.7
132% 50.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
146 DQ Read 317 366
125 DQ Write 280 327
82.4 DQ Mixed 295 346
222% 297 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
525GB free
Firmware: M0CR021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 473 381 374 373 373 MB/s
Read 421
Write 468
Mixed 387
SusWrite 408
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 42.4
154% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 339
254% 339 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR070
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 417 442 392 364 365 MB/s
Read 412
Write 480
Mixed 372
SusWrite 386
93% 412 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 42
144% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 343
255% 338 MB/s
266GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 446 447 448 449 448 MB/s
Read 419
Write 449
Mixed 375
SusWrite 445
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 90.9
4K Mixed 40.4
141% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 201
150% 201 MB/s
482GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR070
SusWrite @10s intervals: 456 469 388 367 369 373 MB/s
Read 386
Write 378
Mixed 263
SusWrite 404
81% 358 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 28.8
131% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 229
183% 256 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,734,081 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $260 @ launch in Jun '16
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Typical MX300 1TB Builds (Compare 16,320 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 113%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 81%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $185

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,447

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