Average Bench: 85.6% (348th of 1026)

Based on 63,828 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_ CT525MX300SSD1, Crucial_CT525MX300SSD1

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX300 525GB averaged just 14.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial MX300 525GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 273MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 86.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 525GB is 36.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MX300 525GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 286MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 348MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 63,828 samples)
Min Avg Max
323 Read 402 443
239 Write 396 481
218 Mixed 348 389
209 SusWrite 286 334
80.6% 358 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 24.2 28
43.4 4K Write 86.7 117
22.6 4K Mixed 35.4 42.4
128% 48.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
132 DQ Read 299 352
104 DQ Write 267 328
108 DQ Mixed 273 330
208% 280 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
43GB free
Firmware: M0CR021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 249 245 238 92 143 MB/s
Read 436
Write 444
Mixed 380
SusWrite 211
83% 368 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 37.3
134% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 200
150% 201 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,625,577 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $130 @ launch in Jun '16
AmazonUS $2398 hrs
EbayUS $27725 mins
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Typical MX300 525GB Builds (Compare 42,195 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $815

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 Comments

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

Instant performance that lasts...

Added 3 years ago.

Poor (edit your comment) Add link

2 years ago.

fast as hell nothing goes wrong.........


Good

21 months ago.

Really good SSD for the money, this drive is capable of speeding up even a slow Acer All in One.


Good

20 months ago.

Nice ssd


Excellent

2 years ago.

Really fast write/read speed


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