Average Bench: 79.7% (444th of 1021)

Based on 11,291 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT275MX300SSD4, Crucial_ CT275MX300SSD4

Good average bench

The Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB averaged 20.3% 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 261MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 85.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB is 33.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 215MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 335MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,291 samples)
Min Avg Max
351 Read 434 472
157 Write 379 475
172 Mixed 335 399
135 SusWrite 215 264
76.3% 341 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.3 4K Read 24.1 28.3
38.7 4K Write 85.3 115
21.2 4K Mixed 34 41.1
125% 47.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
160 DQ Read 222 236
127 DQ Write 259 325
139 DQ Mixed 261 306
191% 248 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
212GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 303 342 221 148 149 MB/s
Read 425
Write 425
Mixed 373
SusWrite 228
82% 363 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 82.8
4K Mixed 37.7
127% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 296
219% 285 MB/s
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 233 141 137 137 133 MB/s
Read 459
Write 370
Mixed 317
SusWrite 185
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 73.4
4K Mixed 34.9
121% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 231
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 245
169% 211 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 379 295 79 44 80 MB/s
Read 418
Write 100
Mixed 15
SusWrite 180
39% 178 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 23.5
4K Mixed 39.6
100% 29.2 MB/s
DQ Read 199
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 15.3
54% 120 MB/s
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 149 153 155 157 153 MB/s
Read 461
Write 219
Mixed 176
SusWrite 170
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 74.1
4K Mixed 21.9
98% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 159
DQ Mixed 144
113% 156 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 158 208 295 153 147 MB/s
Read 357
Write 373
Mixed 308
SusWrite 216
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 39
4K Mixed 27.7
95% 30.7 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 89.4
DQ Mixed 159
119% 161 MB/s
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Typical MX300 SATA M.2 275GB Builds (Compare 32,805 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $667

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