CrucialCT525MX300SSD1
CrucialCT500MX200SSD1

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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 14,640 user samples
11,529 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 87% 435GB free
Worst Bench: 53% 77GB free
Poor: 53% Great: 87%
SPEED RANK: 290th / 860
3,111 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 91% 219GB free
Worst Bench: 55% 250GB free
Poor: 55% Great: 91%
SPEED RANK: 265th / 860
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
72 % -3% 74.5 % +3%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
466 MB/s -5% 490 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+5%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
314 MB/s -3% 322 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
23.2 MB/s -9% 25.3 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+9%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
61 MB/s -10% 67 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+10%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
323 MB/s -0% 324 MB/s +0%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
18.8 MB/s -3% 19.3 MB/s +3%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
486 MB/s -7% 520 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+7%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
343 MB/s -16% 399 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+16%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
28 MB/s -11% 31 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+11%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
86.2 MB/s -16% 100 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+16%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
341 MB/s -15% 391 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+15%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
26.7 MB/s +0% 26.6 MB/s -0%
Market Share
Based on 4,111,769 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.73 % Hugely higher market share.
+284%
0.19 % -284%
Value
Value For Money
89.4 % Much better value.
+43%
62.4 % -43%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
62 % Slightly more popular.
+9%
57 % -9%
Price
Price (score)
$149 Much cheaper.
+38%
$240 -38%
Age
Newest
16 Months Much more recent.
+52%
33 Months -52%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
340 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
+27%
268 MB/s -27%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
227 MB/s -20% 273 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+20%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
979 Pts +3% 949 Pts -3%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
47.4 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+23%
38.4 MB/s -23%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
172 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+50%
115 MB/s -50%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
143 MB/s -10% 157 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+10%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
30.8 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
+17%
26.3 MB/s -17%
Capacity
Capacity
525GB 500GB
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