Average Bench: 214% (76th of 1058)

Based on 1,297 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe Micron 2300 NVMe 512GB

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme Micron 2300 512GB averaged 113.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme Micron 2300 512GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 809MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,581MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme Micron 2300 512GB is 111%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme Micron 2300 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 98.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 49.2MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,297 samples)
Min Avg Max
811 Read 1,286 1,592
787 Write 1,581 2,201
776 Mixed 1,159 1,475
646 SusWrite 1,122 1,586
291% 1,287 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34.4 4K Read 49.2 55.5
63.4 4K Write 98.6 114
41.5 4K Mixed 59.9 69.2
204% 69.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
525 DQ Read 806 886
211 DQ Write 577 1,119
306 DQ Mixed 809 1,108
573% 731 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
240GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 23000030 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1969 1941 1260 460 434 457 MB/s
Read 1561
Write 2,171
Mixed 1,466
SusWrite 1,087
355% 1,571 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 85.2
4K Mixed 57.1
191% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 838
DQ Write 843
DQ Mixed 941
679% 874 MB/s
395GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 23000030 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 637 744 802 704 662 704 MB/s
Read 658
Write 588
Mixed 590
SusWrite 709
144% 636 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 47
4K Mixed 31.4
98% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 412
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 448
309% 385 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,499,237 SSDs tested.

Typical Micron 2300 512GB Builds (Compare 1,288 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 15 9510


Popular Micron 2300 512GB systems:

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