Average Bench: 80.8% (414th of 1011)

Based on 9,109 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT275MX300SSD4, Crucial_ CT275MX300SSD4

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB averaged just 19.2% 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 263MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 88.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB is 36%. 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 223MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 343MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,109 samples)
Min Avg Max
349 Read 435 473
158 Write 389 476
172 Mixed 343 401
139 SusWrite 223 267
77.9% 348 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.2 4K Read 24.1 28.5
41.7 4K Write 88.4 120
19.2 4K Mixed 34.2 42.1
127% 48.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
157 DQ Read 221 237
138 DQ Write 266 325
134 DQ Mixed 263 307
193% 250 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 467 196 152 151 148 MB/s
Read 461
Write 466
Mixed 393
SusWrite 261
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 40.6
150% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 305
224% 289 MB/s
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 194 130 186 248 133 MB/s
Read 458
Write 328
Mixed 391
SusWrite 201
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 72.7
4K Mixed 37.5
126% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 305
216% 272 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 129 134 134 146 137 MB/s
Read 443
Write 350
Mixed 333
SusWrite 156
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 75
4K Mixed 33.9
121% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 27.9
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 40.1
38% 57.9 MB/s
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR070
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 107 69 124 123 87 MB/s
Read 471
Write 127
Mixed 200
SusWrite 105
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 8.9
54% 13.4 MB/s
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Typical MX300 SATA M.2 275GB Builds (Compare 27,214 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 54%
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Desktop
Desktop 63%
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Workstation
Workstation 54%
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Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $588

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