SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of MX500 vs MX300

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

MX500
6.6
MX300
6.3
4K Random Read, 4K Random Read Access Time and 512K Sequential Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

MX500
6.8
MX300
6.3
4K Random Write, 4K Random Write Access Time and 512K Sequential Write

real world benchmarks

How well the drive performs common tasks

MX500
8.3
MX300
8.2
Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

MX500
6.9
MX300
6.9
PCMark Vantage and AS SSD Score

No winner declared

Too close to call

Differences What are the advantages of each

Default view of Crucial MX500

Reasons to consider the
Crucial MX500

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Faster 4k random write 105.31 MB/s vs 44.94 MB/s More than 2.2x faster 4k random write
Faster 4k random read 317.44 MB/s vs 244.23 MB/s Around 30% faster 4k random read
Much lower 4k random write access time 2.37 ms vs 5.56 ms 2.3x lower 4k random write access time
Faster photoshop lens filter 49.4 s vs 51.6 s Around 5% faster photoshop lens filter
Slightly lower 4k random read access time 0.79 ms vs 1.02 ms Around 25% lower 4k random read access time
Front view of Crucial MX300

Reasons to consider the
Crucial MX300

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Higher capacity 750 GB vs 500 GB 50% higher capacity
Lower avg. power consumption 1.92 Watts vs 2.32 Watts More than 15% lower avg. power consumption

Benchmarks Real world tests of MX500 vs MX300

4K Random Read

MX500
317.44 MB/s
MX300
244.23 MB/s

4K Random Write

MX500
105.31 MB/s
MX300
44.94 MB/s

Avg. Power Consumption

MX500
2.32 Watts
MX300
1.92 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

MX500
2.37 ms
MX300
5.56 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

MX500
0.79 ms
MX300
1.02 ms

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