Average Bench: 89.9% (321st of 1058)

Based on 6,278 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT1050MX300SSD4, Crucial_ CT1050MX300SSD4

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 1TB averaged just 10.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 291MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 1TB is 34.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 339MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 389MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,278 samples)
Min Avg Max
308 Read 389 427
293 Write 413 478
237 Mixed 339 382
271 SusWrite 357 445
84.4% 374 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.2 4K Read 23.9 28.1
42.2 4K Write 85.1 114
23.1 4K Mixed 35.9 43.2
127% 48.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
218 DQ Read 321 366
135 DQ Write 273 326
152 DQ Mixed 291 342
219% 295 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
786GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 477 370 338 335 330 MB/s
Read 370
Write 419
Mixed 350
SusWrite 384
86% 380 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 44.4
166% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 336
253% 339 MB/s
417GB free
Firmware: M0CR070
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 457 362 301 332 316 MB/s
Read 373
Write 446
Mixed 341
SusWrite 374
87% 384 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 42
157% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 326
246% 330 MB/s
107GB free
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 475 473 475 475 474 476 MB/s
Read 360
Write 337
Mixed 263
SusWrite 475
81% 359 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 37.9
136% 53.9 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 327
245% 325 MB/s
937GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 461 361 333 326 337 MB/s
Read 410
Write 470
Mixed 364
SusWrite 381
92% 406 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 99.3
4K Mixed 40.4
143% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 330
247% 330 MB/s
107GB free
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 476 349 339 338 342 326 MB/s
Read 402
Write 429
Mixed 378
SusWrite 362
89% 393 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 39.7
149% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 321
242% 323 MB/s
946GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 442 432 359 326 329 MB/s
Read 412
Write 413
Mixed 343
SusWrite 386
88% 388 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 58.1
4K Mixed 30.9
100% 36.2 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 333
252% 337 MB/s
729GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR070
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 435 215 135 39 347 MB/s
Read 398
Write 451
Mixed 352
SusWrite 264
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 48.4
4K Mixed 29
96% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 133
138% 227 MB/s
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Typical MX300 SATA M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 12,128 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,415

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