Average Bench: 92.1% (249th of 1011)

Based on 9,892 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 284MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 1TB is 38.6%. 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 350MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 396MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,892 samples)
Min Avg Max
323 Read 396 433
296 Write 419 480
254 Mixed 350 387
284 SusWrite 382 461
87.3% 387 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.9 4K Read 24 28
46.4 4K Write 87.6 119
24.5 4K Mixed 36.3 43.4
129% 49.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
140 DQ Read 312 366
106 DQ Write 274 327
76.7 DQ Mixed 284 346
216% 290 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
388GB free
Firmware: M0CR070
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 380 417 482 477 372 MB/s
Read 395
Write 471
Mixed 384
SusWrite 433
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 43.6
162% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 338
253% 338 MB/s
660GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 430 435 373 371 372 MB/s
Read 414
Write 476
Mixed 378
SusWrite 375
93% 410 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 42.6
158% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 342
256% 342 MB/s
447GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 394 397 413 422 401 MB/s
Read 448
Write 404
Mixed 348
SusWrite 401
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 57
4K Mixed 25.1
87% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 163
DQ Mixed 178
135% 182 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $260 @ launch in Jun '16
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Typical MX300 1TB Builds (Compare 17,580 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 101%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $181

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $1,365

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