CrucialCT500BX100SSD1
CrucialCT525MX300SSD1

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2246EN. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC. Release date: Q1 2015.

Controller: Marvell 88SS1074. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC. Release date: Q2 2016.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 30,846 user samples
3,734 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% 239GB free
Worst Bench: 61% 35GB free (System drive)
Poor: 61% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 195th / 956
27,112 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% 185GB free
Worst Bench: 64% 327GB free
Poor: 64% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 234th / 956
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
90.3 % +4% 86.7 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
473 MB/s Faster read speed.
+18%
400 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
402 MB/s 404 MB/s +0%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+7%
24.2 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
82.7 MB/s 90.7 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+10%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
316 MB/s 346 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+9%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
36.1 MB/s +1% 35.7 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
330 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+13%
291 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
517 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+18%
437 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
438 MB/s 480 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+10%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
31 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+9%
28.4 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
118 MB/s 123 MB/s +4%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
464 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+20%
388 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
46.5 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+9%
42.7 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
435 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+31%
332 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 8,555,634 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.07 % 0.49 % Hugely higher market share.
+600%
Value
Value For Money
75.6 % 134 % Much better value.
+78%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
64 % 64 %
Price
Price (score)
$240 $111 Much cheaper.
+54%
Age
Newest
44 Months 27 Months Much more recent.
+39%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
275 MB/s 353 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
+28%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
297 MB/s 327 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+10%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,007 Pts 1152 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+14%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
210 MB/s 330 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+57%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
242 MB/s 300 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+24%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
252 MB/s 275 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+9%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
172 MB/s 275 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+60%
Capacity
Capacity
500GB 525GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2018 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

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