Average Bench: 93% (247th of 1016)

Based on 2,932 user benchmarks.  Models: Crucial_CT1050MX300SSD4, Crucial_ CT1050MX300SSD4

Excellent average bench

The Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 1TB averaged just 7.0% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 296MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 93.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 1TB is 32%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 1TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 344MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 392MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,932 samples)
Min Avg Max
330 Read 392 429
288 Write 416 480
250 Mixed 344 382
288 SusWrite 365 453
85.6% 380 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.8 4K Read 24.8 28.6
54.1 4K Write 93.1 122
25.3 4K Mixed 37.4 44
135% 51.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
199 DQ Read 320 366
162 DQ Write 282 326
157 DQ Mixed 296 343
223% 299 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
978GB free
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 452 449 436 439 451 MB/s
Read 385
Write 428
Mixed 355
SusWrite 446
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 44.7
165% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 344
257% 342 MB/s
106GB free
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 478 478 480 432 335 MB/s
Read 412
Write 478
Mixed 374
SusWrite 446
97% 428 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 43.1
159% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 333
252% 338 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,627,283 SSDs tested.


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Typical MX300 SATA M.2 1TB Builds (Compare 23,468 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 72%
Desktop 65%
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X370-PRO - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,022

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