Average Bench: 92% (294th of 1058)

Based on 19,600 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT1050MX300SSD1, Crucial_ CT1050MX300S

Excellent average bench

The Crucial MX300 1TB averaged just 8.0% 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 288MB/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 33.8%. 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 347MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 398MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,600 samples)
Min Avg Max
323 Read 398 430
310 Write 420 481
250 Mixed 347 388
264 SusWrite 381 463
87.2% 387 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 4K Read 24.1 27.9
45.3 4K Write 85.8 115
23.5 4K Mixed 35.9 42.8
128% 48.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
215 DQ Read 321 366
109 DQ Write 273 327
139 DQ Mixed 288 346
218% 294 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
611GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 464 390 368 372 371 MB/s
Read 378
Write 449
Mixed 347
SusWrite 402
89% 394 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 41.8
145% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 327
248% 333 MB/s
978GB free
Firmware: M0CR070
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 435 445 446 445 446 MB/s
Read 414
Write 451
Mixed 381
SusWrite 441
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 90
4K Mixed 38.6
137% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 200
150% 201 MB/s
425GB free
Firmware: M0CR070
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 278 276 270 269 279 MB/s
Read 408
Write 421
Mixed 380
SusWrite 275
84% 371 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 85.2
4K Mixed 39.3
135% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 290
229% 319 MB/s
72GB free
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 292 429 421 366 356 MB/s
Read 398
Write 436
Mixed 366
SusWrite 355
88% 389 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 58.1
4K Mixed 30.9
103% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 338
255% 341 MB/s
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $260 @ launch in Jun '16
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Typical MX300 1TB Builds (Compare 24,011 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,101

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