Average Bench: 92.1% (275th of 1040)

Based on 12,229 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT1050MX300SSD1, Crucial_ CT1050MX300S

Excellent average bench

The Crucial MX300 1TB averaged just 7.9% 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 293MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 1TB is 33.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Crucial MX300 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 343MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 397MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,229 samples)
Min Avg Max
339 Read 397 429
288 Write 416 481
244 Mixed 343 388
281 SusWrite 382 460
86.7% 384 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.8 4K Read 24.1 28.2
49.7 4K Write 86.8 116
24.9 4K Mixed 35.9 43.2
129% 49 MB/s
Min Avg Max
176 DQ Read 315 366
123 DQ Write 279 327
126 DQ Mixed 293 346
221% 296 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
396GB free
Firmware: M0CR070
SusWrite @10s intervals: 479 479 389 375 375 375 MB/s
Read 416
Write 478
Mixed 387
SusWrite 412
96% 423 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 91
4K Mixed 39.2
136% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 336
252% 337 MB/s
417GB free
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 468 394 376 376 374 MB/s
Read 413
Write 384
Mixed 379
SusWrite 410
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 82.1
4K Mixed 37.9
131% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 342
256% 341 MB/s
67GB free
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 450 415 373 375 362 MB/s
Read 370
Write 372
Mixed 248
SusWrite 404
79% 349 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 28.2
125% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 337
234% 291 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,128,534 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $260 @ launch in Jun '16
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Typical MX300 1TB Builds (Compare 416 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI EXTREME - $2,712

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $3,561

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