Average Bench: 91.2% (246th of 1003)

Based on 2,663 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT1050MX300SSD4, Crucial_ CT1050MX300SSD4

Excellent average bench

The Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 1TB averaged just 8.7% 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 299MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 90.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 1TB is 34%. 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 390MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,663 samples)
Min Avg Max
311 Read 390 433
286 Write 412 479
235 Mixed 339 381
296 SusWrite 360 443
84.6% 375 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 4K Read 24.1 28.3
51.7 4K Write 90.1 123
23.4 4K Mixed 36 43.6
130% 50.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
125 DQ Read 321 366
159 DQ Write 287 327
105 DQ Mixed 299 343
226% 302 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
699GB free
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 478 477 351 339 339 329 MB/s
Read 400
Write 486
Mixed 376
SusWrite 386
93% 412 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 43.4
159% 63.1 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 340
256% 341 MB/s
514GB free
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 471 356 331 334 333 MB/s
Read 396
Write 480
Mixed 378
SusWrite 381
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 86.2
4K Mixed 38.2
134% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 339
255% 341 MB/s
601GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 423 370 328 315 283 MB/s
Read 379
Write 435
Mixed 342
SusWrite 354
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 63.9
4K Mixed 28.8
104% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 330
240% 313 MB/s
953GB free
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 357 390 370 323 333 326 MB/s
Read 370
Write 400
Mixed 332
SusWrite 350
82% 363 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 64.2
4K Mixed 24.5
94% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 326
245% 327 MB/s
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Typical MX300 SATA M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 18,412 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X370-PRO - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 114% - Outstanding Total price: $1,067

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