Average Bench: 79.2% (481st of 1053)

Based on 13,184 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT275MX300SSD4, Crucial_ CT275MX300SSD4

Good average bench

The Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB averaged 20.8% 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 254MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 85.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB is 38.9%. 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 215MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 340MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,184 samples)
Min Avg Max
342 Read 431 473
157 Write 382 474
170 Mixed 340 401
133 SusWrite 215 267
76.6% 342 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.4 4K Read 24 28.5
38.3 4K Write 85.1 117
18.5 4K Mixed 33.8 41.7
125% 47.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
145 DQ Read 219 236
123 DQ Write 255 325
115 DQ Mixed 254 307
187% 243 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
94GB free
Firmware: M0CR021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 361 151 149 144 142 MB/s
Read 460
Write 475
Mixed 395
SusWrite 236
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 39.3
148% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 301
220% 284 MB/s
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 371 366 269 143 144 143 MB/s
Read 469
Write 395
Mixed 345
SusWrite 240
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 40.1
146% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 261
194% 255 MB/s
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 464 326 150 154 152 MB/s
Read 466
Write 471
Mixed 397
SusWrite 252
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 38.5
141% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 284
205% 262 MB/s
56GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 387 277 149 150 145 MB/s
Read 448
Write 433
Mixed 369
SusWrite 252
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 36.4
135% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 298
216% 276 MB/s
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 446 158 149 147 148 142 MB/s
Read 458
Write 465
Mixed 395
SusWrite 198
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 79.5
4K Mixed 36.2
127% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 296
218% 282 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 145 150 145 153 144 MB/s
Read 448
Write 380
Mixed 343
SusWrite 155
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 92
4K Mixed 36
132% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 296
210% 266 MB/s
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 134 136 138 140 120 MB/s
Read 465
Write 407
Mixed 329
SusWrite 162
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 89
4K Mixed 31.8
127% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 301
214% 269 MB/s
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 362 204 148 148 139 MB/s
Read 327
Write 332
Mixed 296
SusWrite 227
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 10.9
4K Write 76.7
4K Mixed 37
104% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 303
218% 277 MB/s
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Typical MX300 SATA M.2 275GB Builds (Compare 30,723 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
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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