CrucialCT525MX300SSD1
CrucialCT500BX100SSD1

Controller: Marvell 88SS1074. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 9,318 user samples
7,295 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 86% 191GB free
Worst Bench: 51% 450GB free
Poor: 51% Great: 86%
SPEED RANK: 304th / 853
2,023 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% 110GB free
Worst Bench: 65% 255GB free
Poor: 65% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 87th / 853
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
71.2 % -25% 89.1 % Faster effective speed.
+25%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
460 MB/s -8% 497 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+8%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
310 MB/s -33% 413 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+33%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
23.1 MB/s -10% 25.5 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+10%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
60.3 MB/s -32% 79.8 MB/s Much faster random write.
+32%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
318 MB/s -40% 446 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+40%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
18.4 MB/s -57% 28.9 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+57%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
485 MB/s -8% 525 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+8%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
342 MB/s -27% 435 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+27%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
27.6 MB/s -13% 31.1 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+13%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
85.4 MB/s -36% 116 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+36%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
341 MB/s -38% 472 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+38%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
26.4 MB/s -52% 40.1 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+52%
Market Share
Based on 3,087,090 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.93 % Hugely higher market share.
+615%
0.13 % -615%
Value
Value For Money
90.2 % -7% 96.6 % Slightly better value.
+7%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % -5% 63 % +5%
Price
Price (score)
$145 Slightly cheaper.
+15%
$170 -15%
Age
Newest
12 Months Much more recent.
+59%
29 Months -59%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
338 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
+23%
274 MB/s -23%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
226 MB/s -29% 291 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+29%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
973 Pts -3% 998 Pts +3%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
47.5 MB/s -57% 74.5 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+57%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
167 MB/s +3% 162 MB/s -3%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
145 MB/s -41% 204 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
+41%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
30.7 MB/s -69% 51.8 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+69%
Capacity
Capacity
525GB 500GB
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