Average Bench: 80.5% (427th of 1016)

Based on 10,421 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT275MX300SSD4, Crucial_ CT275MX300SSD4

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB averaged just 19.5% 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 251MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 88.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB is 37%. 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 218MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 339MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,421 samples)
Min Avg Max
352 Read 438 472
159 Write 388 476
172 Mixed 339 400
139 SusWrite 218 270
77.5% 346 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.8 4K Read 24.6 28.4
39.2 4K Write 88.1 118
19.6 4K Mixed 34.3 41.6
128% 49 MB/s
Min Avg Max
137 DQ Read 215 236
129 DQ Write 256 325
57.6 DQ Mixed 251 306
185% 241 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR070
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 385 303 148 151 153 MB/s
Read 469
Write 466
Mixed 400
SusWrite 251
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 97.1
4K Mixed 39
143% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 287
208% 267 MB/s
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR070
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 423 314 157 156 154 MB/s
Read 472
Write 472
Mixed 399
SusWrite 254
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 93.9
4K Mixed 38.7
140% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 287
208% 266 MB/s
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 335 165 146 138 136 MB/s
Read 472
Write 397
Mixed 326
SusWrite 210
79% 351 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 39.5
146% 56.4 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 237
183% 248 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 441 204 153 150 127 MB/s
Read 451
Write 456
Mixed 391
SusWrite 246
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 75.3
4K Mixed 35
123% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 287
207% 266 MB/s
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 438 246 150 150 149 MB/s
Read 426
Write 434
Mixed 370
SusWrite 258
84% 372 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 78
4K Mixed 31.9
113% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 297
218% 281 MB/s
210GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 305 312 248 146 145 MB/s
Read 431
Write 316
Mixed 352
SusWrite 223
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 28.2
123% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 284
206% 265 MB/s
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 303 136 138 139 142 140 MB/s
Read 404
Write 144
Mixed 154
SusWrite 166
48% 217 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 90.4
4K Mixed 36.9
127% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 304
220% 282 MB/s
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Typical MX300 SATA M.2 275GB Builds (Compare 29,255 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 63%
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Workstation
Workstation 55%
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Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $618

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