Average Bench: 89.4% (324th of 1058)

Based on 10,536 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT1050MX300SSD1, Crucial_ CT1050MX300S

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX300 1TB averaged just 10.6% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 281MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 1TB is 43.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MX300 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 343MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 390MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 10,536 samples)
Min Avg Max
297 Read 390 434
246 Write 411 481
239 Mixed 343 388
260 SusWrite 373 462
85.5% 379 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.9 4K Read 23.8 28.1
39.9 4K Write 82.1 116
21.7 4K Mixed 34.8 42.9
124% 46.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
187 DQ Read 311 366
79.6 DQ Write 257 327
83.4 DQ Mixed 281 347
211% 283 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
402GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 477 477 481 480 480 MB/s
Read 445
Write 475
Mixed 389
SusWrite 456
100% 441 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 87.7
4K Mixed 39
137% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 345
259% 346 MB/s
87GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 427 427 423 418 421 MB/s
Read 384
Write 365
Mixed 255
SusWrite 423
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 40.3
4K Mixed 29.6
95% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 169
137% 201 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,716,230 SSDs tested.


MSRP ≈ $260 @ launch in Jun '16
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Typical MX300 1TB Builds (Compare 18,081 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 71%
Desktop 88%
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Workstation 60%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,100

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Controller: Marvell 88SS1074. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC

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