CrucialCT525MX300SSD1
CrucialCT500MX200SSD1

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

Controller: Marvell 88SS9189. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 21,484 user samples
17,663 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 86% 405GB free
Worst Bench: 52% 25GB free
Poor: 52% Great: 86%
SPEED RANK: 329th / 885
3,821 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 90% 402GB free
Worst Bench: 51% 22GB free
Poor: 51% Great: 90%
SPEED RANK: 281st / 885
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
70.9 % 74.6 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+5%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
465 MB/s 489 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+5%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
309 MB/s 330 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+7%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
22.7 MB/s 24.5 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+8%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
58.8 MB/s 66.2 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+13%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
317 MB/s 331 MB/s +4%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
18.6 MB/s 19.3 MB/s +4%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
485 MB/s 517 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+7%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
341 MB/s 399 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+17%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
27.8 MB/s 30.2 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+9%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
83.3 MB/s 97.5 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+17%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
341 MB/s 394 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+16%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
26.4 MB/s 26.6 MB/s +1%
Market Share
Based on 5,630,997 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.64 % Hugely higher market share.
+357%
0.14 %
Value
Value For Money
88.7 % Slightly better value.
+14%
77.6 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
62 % Slightly more popular.
+9%
57 %
Price
Price (score)
$147 Cheaper.
+18%
$180
Age
Newest
20 Months Much more recent.
+46%
37 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
335 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
+29%
259 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
219 MB/s 271 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+24%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
960 Pts +3% 929 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
47.3 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+23%
38.6 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
167 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+45%
115 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
138 MB/s 163 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+18%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
30.8 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
+11%
27.8 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
525GB 500GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) February 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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