Average Bench: 90.9% (306th of 1058)

Based on 16,799 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT1050MX300SSD1, Crucial_ CT1050MX300S

Excellent average bench

The Crucial MX300 1TB averaged just 9.0% 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 278MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 1TB is 36.7%. 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 349MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 395MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,799 samples)
Min Avg Max
308 Read 395 434
299 Write 419 481
250 Mixed 349 386
268 SusWrite 383 462
87.2% 387 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.8 4K Read 24 28
41.5 4K Write 83.9 117
23.2 4K Mixed 35.7 42.8
126% 47.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
192 DQ Read 308 367
73 DQ Write 260 327
83.4 DQ Mixed 278 346
210% 282 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 448 452 450 373 360 MB/s
Read 422
Write 407
Mixed 383
SusWrite 419
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 42.4
154% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 254
216% 316 MB/s
301GB free
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 472 388 374 375 374 MB/s
Read 402
Write 402
Mixed 359
SusWrite 407
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 92.6
4K Mixed 33.8
128% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 339
255% 339 MB/s
90GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 326 354 413 414 402 400 MB/s
Read 390
Write 394
Mixed 353
SusWrite 385
86% 380 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 81.9
4K Mixed 35.1
124% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 338
253% 337 MB/s
667GB free
Firmware: M0CR070
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 410 393 374 374 373 MB/s
Read 403
Write 432
Mixed 360
SusWrite 389
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 72.7
4K Mixed 37.1
126% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 209
159% 214 MB/s
713GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 423 422 388 362 378 359 MB/s
Read 394
Write 361
Mixed 332
SusWrite 388
83% 369 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 47.8
4K Mixed 33.5
107% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 189
140% 186 MB/s
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $260 @ launch in Jun '16
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Typical MX300 1TB Builds (Compare 19,571 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: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,358

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