Average Bench: 79.7% (476th of 1058)

Based on 15,910 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT275MX300SSD4, Crucial_ CT275MX300SSD4

Good average bench

The Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB averaged 20.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 252MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 86.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB is 36.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 214MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 342MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,910 samples)
Min Avg Max
337 Read 429 473
154 Write 384 476
173 Mixed 342 401
131 SusWrite 214 267
76.7% 342 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.3 4K Read 24.6 28.3
42.1 4K Write 86.2 114
20.1 4K Mixed 34.4 41.5
127% 48.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
157 DQ Read 219 236
103 DQ Write 254 325
97 DQ Mixed 252 307
186% 242 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR070
SusWrite @10s intervals: 478 478 185 154 159 159 MB/s
Read 468
Write 479
Mixed 402
SusWrite 269
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 42.3
161% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 303
220% 283 MB/s
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 349 167 200 148 140 MB/s
Read 468
Write 394
Mixed 386
SusWrite 233
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 40.1
153% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 272
199% 257 MB/s
71GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 456 202 155 156 155 MB/s
Read 467
Write 370
Mixed 395
SusWrite 263
84% 374 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 38.9
140% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 204
153% 205 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 216 151 150 127 91 MB/s
Read 451
Write 468
Mixed 393
SusWrite 200
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 38
143% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 302
222% 288 MB/s
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR070
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 438 211 156 154 152 MB/s
Read 470
Write 357
Mixed 377
SusWrite 264
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 78.3
4K Mixed 29.9
115% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 293
211% 269 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 313 361 236 144 160 MB/s
Read 421
Write 348
Mixed 355
SusWrite 248
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 12.6
4K Write 59.6
4K Mixed 20.6
77% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 302
218% 277 MB/s
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Typical MX300 SATA M.2 275GB Builds (Compare 41,126 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $387

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