CrucialCT525MX300SSD1
SanDiskSDSSDXPS-480G-G25

Controller: Marvell 88SS1074. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC. Release date: Q2 2016.

Controller: Marvell 88SS9187-BLD2. Flash Memory: SanDisk 19nm eX2 ABL MLC. Release date: Q2 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 27,351 user samples
24,288 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% 262GB free
Worst Bench: 67% 107GB free (System drive)
Poor: 67% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 206th / 956
3,063 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% 68GB free
Worst Bench: 67% 447GB free
Poor: 67% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 188th / 956
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
87.8 % 90 % +2%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
399 MB/s 482 MB/s Faster read speed.
+21%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
403 MB/s 430 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+7%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
24.6 MB/s 28.3 MB/s Faster random read.
+15%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
92.9 MB/s Faster random write.
+22%
76.1 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
344 MB/s 385 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+12%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
36.3 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+41%
25.8 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
293 MB/s 382 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+30%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
438 MB/s 515 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+18%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
481 MB/s 491 MB/s +2%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
28.6 MB/s 35.4 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+24%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
124 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+13%
110 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
388 MB/s 482 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+24%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
43.2 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+8%
39.9 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
332 MB/s 470 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+42%
Market Share
Based on 8,023,630 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.48 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,100%
0.04 %
Value
Value For Money
136 % Much better value.
+68%
81.1 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
64 % +3% 62 %
Price
Price (score)
$111 Much cheaper.
+47%
$209
Age
Newest
26 Months Much more recent.
+48%
50 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
352 MB/s 376 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
+7%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
327 MB/s 334 MB/s +2%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,152 Pts 1,204 Pts +4%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
330 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+104%
162 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
305 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+31%
233 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
282 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+24%
228 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
277 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+266%
75.6 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
525GB 480GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 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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