CrucialCT500BX100SSD1
TranscendTS512GSSD370

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

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2246EN. NAND: Micron 20nm Synchronous MLC.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 2,225 user samples
1,893 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% 6GB free
Worst Bench: 66% 255GB free
Poor: 66% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 84th / 850
332 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% 168GB free
Worst Bench: 63% 297GB free
Poor: 63% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 117th / 850
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
89.2 % +5% 85.1 % -5%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
497 MB/s +2% 488 MB/s -2%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
414 MB/s +1% 408 MB/s -1%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
25.2 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+10%
23 MB/s -10%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
79.8 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+9%
73 MB/s -9%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
448 MB/s +2% 439 MB/s -2%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
29 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+9%
26.5 MB/s -9%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
524 MB/s +1% 520 MB/s -1%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
434 MB/s -1% 438 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
31 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+5%
29.4 MB/s -5%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
115 MB/s +2% 113 MB/s -2%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
472 MB/s 0% 472 MB/s 0%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
40 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+6%
37.9 MB/s -6%
Market Share
Based on 2,813,985 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.14 % Hugely higher market share.
+600%
0.02 % -600%
Value
Value For Money
96.7 % Slightly better value.
+8%
89.5 % -8%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
63 % Slightly more popular.
+11%
57 % -11%
Price
Price (score)
$170 Slightly cheaper.
+6%
$181 -6%
Age
Newest
28 Months More recent.
+15%
33 Months -15%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
275 MB/s -0% 276 MB/s +0%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
291 MB/s -1% 293 MB/s +1%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
998 Pts +0% 996 Pts -0%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
74.5 MB/s -2% 76.3 MB/s +2%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
164 MB/s +2% 160 MB/s -2%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
206 MB/s +2% 201 MB/s -2%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
52.1 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
+7%
48.8 MB/s -7%
Capacity
Capacity
500GB 512GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) May 2017 SSD Rankings.

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