CrucialCT500BX100SSD1
CrucialCT512MX100SSD1
$200

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2246EN. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC.

 $200 

Controller: Marvell 88SS9189. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 10,512 user samples
2,495 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% 220GB free
Worst Bench: 71% 100GB free
Poor: 71% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 88th / 862
8,017 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% 345GB free
Worst Bench: 64% 303GB free
Poor: 64% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 93rd / 862
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
90 % +0% 89.6 % -0%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
503 MB/s +3% 488 MB/s -3%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
420 MB/s -7% 451 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+7%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
25.2 MB/s 0% 25.2 MB/s 0%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
79.9 MB/s -10% 87.5 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+10%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
453 MB/s +3% 439 MB/s -3%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
29.5 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+13%
26.2 MB/s -13%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
525 MB/s +2% 516 MB/s -2%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
435 MB/s -11% 481 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+11%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
30.9 MB/s 0% 30.9 MB/s 0%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
116 MB/s -9% 126 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+9%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
472 MB/s -1% 476 MB/s +1%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
40.2 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+16%
34.8 MB/s -16%
Market Share
Based on 4,430,761 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.12 % -117% 0.26 % Hugely higher market share.
+117%
Value
Value For Money
94.7 % Slightly better value.
+8%
87.6 % -8%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
63 % Slightly more popular.
+9%
58 % -9%
Price
Price (score)
$177 Slightly cheaper.
+11%
$200 -11%
Age
Newest
34 Months More recent.
+17%
41 Months -17%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
273 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+78%
153 MB/s -78%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
290 MB/s -16% 337 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+16%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
995 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+13%
878 Pts -13%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
74.5 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+47%
50.6 MB/s -47%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
163 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+61%
101 MB/s -61%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
204 MB/s -6% 217 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+6%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
52.7 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+53%
34.5 MB/s -53%
Capacity
Capacity
500GB 512GB
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