CrucialCT500BX100SSD1
SanDiskSDSSDHII-480G-G25

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

Controller: Marvell 88SS9187. Memory: SanDisk 19nm TLC.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 19,035 user samples
3,614 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% 248GB free
Worst Bench: 63% 74GB free (System drive)
Poor: 63% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 192nd / 955
15,421 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% 241GB free
Worst Bench: 60% 300GB free (System drive)
Poor: 60% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 207th / 955
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
88.4 % +2% 86.9 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
492 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+9%
452 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
413 MB/s +4% 397 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
25 MB/s 28.8 MB/s Faster random read.
+15%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
79.7 MB/s +1% 79 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
418 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+52%
275 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
29.9 MB/s 36.6 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+22%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
331 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+35%
245 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
525 MB/s +4% 506 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
436 MB/s 476 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+9%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
30.2 MB/s 38.5 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+27%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
111 MB/s 123 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+11%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
472 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+35%
350 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
43.8 MB/s 51.6 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+18%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
431 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+27%
339 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 7,606,926 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.06 % 0.29 % Hugely higher market share.
+383%
Value
Value For Money
74 % 119 % Much better value.
+60%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
63 % 64 % +2%
Price
Price (score)
$240 $120 Much cheaper.
+50%
Age
Newest
42 Months Slightly more recent.
+9%
46 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
274 MB/s 390 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+42%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
293 MB/s 311 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+6%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
993 Pts 1218 Pts Stronger server IO.
+23%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
209 MB/s 253 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+21%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
163 MB/s 328 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+101%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
210 MB/s 256 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+22%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
77.5 MB/s 199 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+157%
Capacity
Capacity
500GB 480GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 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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  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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Intel Core i7-8700K $320Nvidia GTX 1070 $413Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $289Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i7-7700K $300AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $136
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