CrucialCT512MX100SSD1
$200
CrucialCT500BX100SSD1
 $200 

Controller: Marvell 88SS9189. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC. Release date: Q2 2014.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 13,801 user samples
10,382 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% 389GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 64% 117GB free (System drive)
Poor: 64% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 204th / 956
3,419 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% 248GB free
Worst Bench: 61% 74GB free (System drive)
Poor: 61% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 200th / 956
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
88 % 88.4 % +0%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
400 MB/s 481 MB/s Faster read speed.
+20%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
422 MB/s +4% 407 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.5 MB/s +5% 25.3 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
94 MB/s Faster random write.
+18%
79.8 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
301 MB/s 369 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+23%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
38.2 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+18%
32.5 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
311 MB/s 325 MB/s +5%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
438 MB/s 524 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+20%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
468 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+7%
438 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
31 MB/s +1% 30.6 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
128 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+13%
113 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
328 MB/s 471 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+44%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
46 MB/s +2% 45.2 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
456 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+6%
430 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 8,023,420 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.1 % Hugely higher market share.
+233%
0.03 %
Value
Value For Money
86 % Better value.
+16%
74 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
58 % 64 % Slightly more popular.
+10%
Price
Price (score)
$200 Cheaper.
+17%
$240
Age
Newest
50 Months 43 Months Slightly more recent.
+14%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
194 MB/s 275 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+42%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
355 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+20%
295 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
950 Pts 1,000 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+5%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
182 MB/s 210 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+15%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
146 MB/s 198 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+36%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
307 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
+36%
226 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
163 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+36%
120 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
512GB 500GB
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