Average Bench: 81% (434th of 1037)

Based on 11,702 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT275MX300SSD4, Crucial_ CT275MX300SSD4

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB averaged just 18.9% 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 260MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 87.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB is 36.6%. 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 222MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 341MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,702 samples)
Min Avg Max
347 Read 434 474
157 Write 383 478
171 Mixed 341 401
139 SusWrite 222 274
77.3% 345 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 4K Read 24.6 28.6
47.5 4K Write 87.9 121
20.4 4K Mixed 34.6 41.8
128% 49 MB/s
Min Avg Max
159 DQ Read 221 237
151 DQ Write 264 324
134 DQ Mixed 260 306
191% 248 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 386 274 154 154 155 MB/s
Read 438
Write 429
Mixed 374
SusWrite 256
84% 374 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 88.1
4K Mixed 37.1
134% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 305
223% 287 MB/s
57GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 150 153 151 136 143 MB/s
Read 448
Write 446
Mixed 350
SusWrite 168
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 38.5
153% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 307
220% 279 MB/s
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 363 308 149 150 142 MB/s
Read 473
Write 466
Mixed 390
SusWrite 244
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 83.6
4K Mixed 36.9
132% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 289
204% 256 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 145 141 134 140 145 MB/s
Read 453
Write 372
Mixed 281
SusWrite 152
70% 315 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 39.7
145% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 238
182% 245 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 135 138 140 141 142 MB/s
Read 401
Write 360
Mixed 229
SusWrite 140
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 22.3
105% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 149
114% 155 MB/s
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 27 27 28 25 28 MB/s
Read 479
Write 120
Mixed 182
SusWrite 29.1
44% 202 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 5.8
4K Mixed 9.6
57% 14.2 MB/s
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Typical MX300 SATA M.2 275GB Builds (Compare 19,179 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: 60% - Above average Total price: $274

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