SanDiskSDSSDXPS-480G-G25
CrucialCT500BX100SSD1

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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 6,904 user samples
3,170 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 112% 68GB free
Worst Bench: 68% 98GB free (System drive)
Poor: 68% Great: 112%
SPEED RANK: 177th / 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
92.2 % +2% 90.3 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
478 MB/s +1% 473 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
432 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+7%
402 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
28.7 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+10%
26 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
78 MB/s 82.7 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+6%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
351 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+11%
316 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
28.5 MB/s 36.1 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+27%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
385 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+17%
330 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
514 MB/s 517 MB/s +1%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
489 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+12%
438 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
35.7 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+15%
31 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
113 MB/s 118 MB/s +4%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
481 MB/s +4% 464 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
42.2 MB/s 46.5 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+10%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
474 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+9%
435 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 8,555,634 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % 0.07 % Hugely higher market share.
+133%
Value
Value For Money
80.2 % Slightly better value.
+6%
75.6 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
62 % 64 % +3%
Price
Price (score)
$219 Slightly cheaper.
+9%
$240
Age
Newest
51 Months 44 Months Slightly more recent.
+14%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
378 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+37%
275 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
337 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+13%
297 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,213 Pts Stronger server IO.
+20%
1,007 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
163 MB/s 210 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+29%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
261 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+8%
242 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
244 MB/s 252 MB/s +3%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
96.2 MB/s 172 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+79%
Capacity
Capacity
480GB 500GB
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