Average Bench: 93% (176th of 959)

Based on 5,152 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT1050MX300SSD1, Crucial_ CT1050MX300S

Excellent average bench

The Crucial MX300 1TB averaged just 7.0% 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 299MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 91.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 1TB is 41%. 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 348MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 397MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,152 samples)
Min Avg Max
316 Read 397 427
289 Write 421 480
252 Mixed 348 388
288 SusWrite 376 440
86.9% 385 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.5 4K Read 24.2 28.3
47.6 4K Write 91.1 122
24 4K Mixed 36.3 43.6
131% 50.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
164 DQ Read 326 365
126 DQ Write 291 327
81.7 DQ Mixed 299 344
227% 305 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
704GB free
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 474 394 371 369 375 MB/s
Read 404
Write 450
Mixed 361
SusWrite 408
92% 406 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 43
156% 62.1 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 342
257% 342 MB/s
95GB free
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 417 448 390 353 379 MB/s
Read 406
Write 477
Mixed 374
SusWrite 401
94% 414 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 40.9
146% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 333
244% 320 MB/s
940GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 463 466 414 339 349 352 MB/s
Read 431
Write 462
Mixed 380
SusWrite 397
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 87.5
4K Mixed 38.4
134% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 340
256% 343 MB/s
776GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 293 317 330 322 353 292 MB/s
Read 387
Write 272
Mixed 340
SusWrite 318
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 65.4
4K Mixed 31.3
106% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 258
193% 257 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $260 @ launch in Jun '16
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Typical MX300 1TB Builds (Compare 10,424 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 119%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $194

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,530

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