Average Bench: 91.3% (232nd of 992)

Based on 6,676 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT1050MX300SSD1, Crucial_ CT1050MX300S

Excellent average bench

The Crucial MX300 1TB averaged just 8.6% 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 291MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 87.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 1TB is 42.9%. 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 390MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 6,676 samples)
Min Avg Max
302 Read 390 427
306 Write 419 479
242 Mixed 345 389
276 SusWrite 376 463
86.4% 383 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.1 4K Read 23.6 28.2
46.7 4K Write 87.1 120
23.7 4K Mixed 35.6 43.1
128% 48.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
114 DQ Read 318 366
97.8 DQ Write 283 327
54.4 DQ Mixed 291 346
221% 297 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
363GB free
Firmware: M0CR050
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 435 414 374 375 374 MB/s
Read 404
Write 459
Mixed 361
SusWrite 400
92% 406 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 41.2
149% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 327
246% 330 MB/s
714GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 405 367 323 327 365 MB/s
Read 425
Write 474
Mixed 304
SusWrite 365
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 72.7
4K Mixed 38.7
128% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 307
240% 332 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 13,029,063 SSDs tested.


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Typical MX300 1TB Builds (Compare 13,393 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 119%
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 100%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $188

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $1,535

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