Average Bench: 91.8% (279th of 1040)

Based on 10,310 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT1050MX300SSD1, Crucial_ CT1050MX300S

Excellent average bench

The Crucial MX300 1TB averaged just 8.2% 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 288MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 1TB is 40.6%. 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 345MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 399MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 10,310 samples)
Min Avg Max
337 Read 399 433
287 Write 417 481
251 Mixed 345 389
296 SusWrite 384 458
87.1% 386 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.9 4K Read 24 28
36.9 4K Write 85.9 116
23.3 4K Mixed 35.7 43.2
128% 48.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
207 DQ Read 315 366
98.3 DQ Write 270 327
120 DQ Mixed 288 348
217% 291 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
903GB free
Firmware: R040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 453 401 378 379 382 MB/s
Read 297
Write 478
Mixed 371
SusWrite 404
88% 388 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 40.2
144% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 340
255% 339 MB/s
906GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 428 388 369 367 367 MB/s
Read 422
Write 428
Mixed 357
SusWrite 390
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 84.4
4K Mixed 29.7
116% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 333
250% 335 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,332,046 SSDs tested.


MSRP ≈ $260 @ launch in Jun '16
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Typical MX300 1TB Builds (Compare 15,832 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 72%
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 61%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,155

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

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