TranscendTS512GSSD370
CrucialCT500BX100SSD1

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2246EN. NAND: Micron 20nm Synchronous MLC.

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2246EN. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 2,225 user samples
332 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% 168GB free
Worst Bench: 63% 297GB free
Poor: 63% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 117th / 850
1,893 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% 6GB free
Worst Bench: 66% 255GB free
Poor: 66% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 84th / 850
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
85.1 % -5% 89.2 % +5%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
488 MB/s -2% 497 MB/s +2%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
408 MB/s -1% 414 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
23 MB/s -10% 25.2 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+10%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
73 MB/s -9% 79.8 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+9%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
439 MB/s -2% 448 MB/s +2%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
26.5 MB/s -9% 29 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+9%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
520 MB/s -1% 524 MB/s +1%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
438 MB/s +1% 434 MB/s -1%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
29.4 MB/s -5% 31 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+5%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
113 MB/s -2% 115 MB/s +2%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
472 MB/s 0% 472 MB/s 0%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
37.9 MB/s -6% 40 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+6%
Market Share
Based on 2,813,985 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % -600% 0.14 % Hugely higher market share.
+600%
Value
Value For Money
89.5 % -8% 96.7 % Slightly better value.
+8%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
57 % -11% 63 % Slightly more popular.
+11%
Price
Price (score)
$181 -6% $170 Slightly cheaper.
+6%
Age
Newest
33 Months -15% 28 Months More recent.
+15%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
276 MB/s +0% 275 MB/s -0%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
293 MB/s +1% 291 MB/s -1%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
996 Pts -0% 998 Pts +0%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
76.3 MB/s +2% 74.5 MB/s -2%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
160 MB/s -2% 164 MB/s +2%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
201 MB/s -2% 206 MB/s +2%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
48.8 MB/s -7% 52.1 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
+7%
Capacity
Capacity
512GB 500GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) May 2017 SSD Rankings.

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