OCZVTR180-25SAT3-480G
$140
CrucialCT500BX100SSD1
 $140 

Controller: OCZ Barefoot 3 M00. Flash: Toshiba 19nm (2nd gen) MLC NAND. Release date: Q1 2015.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 4,215 user samples
481 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% 423GB free
Worst Bench: 61% 47GB free
Poor: 61% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 197th / 956
3,734 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% 239GB free
Worst Bench: 61% 35GB free (System drive)
Poor: 61% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 195th / 956
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
90.1 % 90.3 % +0%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
478 MB/s +1% 473 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
444 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+10%
402 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
24 MB/s 26 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+8%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
85.7 MB/s +4% 82.7 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
438 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+39%
316 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
25.7 MB/s 36.1 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+40%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
392 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+19%
330 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
520 MB/s +1% 517 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
500 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+14%
438 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
30 MB/s 31 MB/s +3%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
131 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+11%
118 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
499 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+8%
464 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
37.1 MB/s 46.5 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+25%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
444 MB/s +2% 435 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 8,555,634 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.07 % Hugely higher market share.
+600%
Value
Value For Money
110 % Much better value.
+45%
75.6 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
59 % 64 % Slightly more popular.
+8%
Price
Price (score)
$140 Much cheaper.
+42%
$240
Age
Newest
42 Months +5% 44 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
371 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+35%
275 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
350 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+18%
297 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,224 Pts Stronger server IO.
+22%
1,007 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
237 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+13%
210 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
209 MB/s 242 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+16%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
224 MB/s 252 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+12%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
77.3 MB/s 172 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+123%
Capacity
Capacity
480GB 500GB
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