Average Bench: 89.5% (324th of 1058)

Based on 5,359 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT1050MX300SSD4, Crucial_ CT1050MX300SSD4

Very good average bench

The Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 1TB averaged just 10.5% 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 289MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 1TB is 32.2%. 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 332MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 386MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,359 samples)
Min Avg Max
303 Read 386 428
294 Write 412 477
229 Mixed 332 381
281 SusWrite 357 432
83.9% 372 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.6 4K Read 23.6 27.9
47.4 4K Write 85.2 115
22.8 4K Mixed 35.6 42.9
126% 48.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
212 DQ Read 320 366
111 DQ Write 272 326
151 DQ Mixed 289 342
218% 294 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
199GB free
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 347 321 322 330 330 MB/s
Read 408
Write 337
Mixed 383
SusWrite 334
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 86
4K Mixed 38.9
134% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 334
252% 339 MB/s
515GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 460 367 337 299 123 MB/s
Read 314
Write 458
Mixed 366
SusWrite 341
84% 370 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 39.7
140% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 295
221% 293 MB/s
872GB free
Firmware: M0CR070
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 441 371 333 333 332 MB/s
Read 387
Write 336
Mixed 292
SusWrite 375
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 77.9
4K Mixed 36.8
125% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 199
150% 202 MB/s
933GB free
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 447 383 324 332 331 MB/s
Read 362
Write 333
Mixed 260
SusWrite 374
75% 332 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 27.8
116% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 176
141% 199 MB/s
19GB free
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 292 326 225 189 318 MB/s
Read 355
Write 316
Mixed 227
SusWrite 279
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 18
4K Mixed 16.8
55% 16.8 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 16.3
DQ Mixed 29.5
34% 63.1 MB/s
19GB free
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 434 331 296 66 68 MB/s
Read 344
Write 317
Mixed 229
SusWrite 271
65% 290 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 18.1
4K Mixed 17
56% 17.1 MB/s
DQ Read 145
DQ Write 15.8
DQ Mixed 65.6
52% 75.4 MB/s
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Typical MX300 SATA M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 9,471 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,278

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