Average Bench: 91.4% (311th of 1072)

Based on 21,936 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT1050MX300SSD1, Crucial_ CT1050MX300S

Excellent average bench

The Crucial MX300 1TB averaged just 8.5% 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 285MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 1TB is 37.6%. 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 346MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 396MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,936 samples)
Min Avg Max
330 Read 396 428
316 Write 420 478
243 Mixed 346 388
264 SusWrite 377 457
86.8% 385 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 24.2 28
42.7 4K Write 86 119
23 4K Mixed 35.8 43.1
128% 48.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
208 DQ Read 319 367
86.1 DQ Write 267 327
90.8 DQ Mixed 285 347
216% 290 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
294GB free
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 472 387 374 374 374 MB/s
Read 413
Write 475
Mixed 374
SusWrite 408
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 37.5
129% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 334
252% 338 MB/s
843GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 457 387 372 371 371 MB/s
Read 382
Write 449
Mixed 351
SusWrite 402
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 63.5
4K Mixed 33
111% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 332
252% 339 MB/s
952GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR050
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 352 450 455 463 423 MB/s
Read 337
Write 382
Mixed 308
SusWrite 421
82% 362 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 56.5
4K Mixed 28.4
96% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 337
254% 341 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,677,078 SSDs tested

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MSRP ≈ $260 @ launch in Jun '16
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Typical MX300 1TB Builds (Compare 13,906 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
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Gaming 68%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $750

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Intel Core i5-13600K $279Nvidia RTX 4060 $300Crucial MX500 250GB $40
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