SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of MX300 vs M550

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

4K Random Read, 4K Random Read Access Time and 512K Sequential Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

4K Random Write, 4K Random Write Access Time and 512K Sequential Write

real world benchmarks

How well the drive performs common tasks

Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

PCMark Vantage and AS SSD Score

No winner declared

Too close to call

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Crucial MX300

Reasons to consider the
Crucial MX300

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Much higher capacity 750 GB vs 64 GB Around 11.8x higher capacity
Faster 4k random read 244.23 MB/s vs 162.18 MB/s More than 50% faster 4k random read
Much higher PCMark vantage score 30,438 pts vs 19,156 pts Around 60% higher PCMark vantage score
Significantly faster photoshop lens filter 51.6 s vs 57.2 s Around 10% faster photoshop lens filter
Lower avg. power consumption 1.92 Watts vs 2.35 Watts Around 20% lower avg. power consumption
Lower 4k random read access time 1.02 ms vs 1.54 ms Around 35% lower 4k random read access time
Default view of Crucial M550

Reasons to consider the
Crucial M550

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Faster 4k random write 73.78 MB/s vs 44.94 MB/s Around 65% faster 4k random write
Significantly lower 4k random write access time 3.39 ms vs 5.56 ms Around 40% lower 4k random write access time

Benchmarks Real world tests of MX300 vs M550

4K Random Read

MX300
244.23 MB/s
Crucial M550
162.18 MB/s

4K Random Write

MX300
44.94 MB/s
Crucial M550
73.78 MB/s

Avg. Power Consumption

MX300
1.92 Watts
Crucial M550
2.35 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

MX300
5.56 ms
Crucial M550
3.39 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

MX300
1.02 ms
Crucial M550
1.54 ms

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