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 2,442 user samples
367 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% 168GB free
Worst Bench: 62% 297GB free
Poor: 62% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 121st / 857
2,075 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% 220GB free
Worst Bench: 64% 255GB free
Poor: 64% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 92nd / 857
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
85.3 % -4% 88.9 % +4%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
488 MB/s -2% 497 MB/s +2%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
408 MB/s -1% 412 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
23 MB/s -10% 25.4 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+10%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
73 MB/s -9% 79.7 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+9%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
439 MB/s -1% 444 MB/s +1%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
26.7 MB/s -8% 28.9 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+8%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
520 MB/s -1% 525 MB/s +1%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
439 MB/s +1% 434 MB/s -1%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
29.4 MB/s -6% 31.2 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+6%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
113 MB/s -4% 118 MB/s +4%
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% 40.2 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+6%
Market Share
Based on 3,517,083 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % -1,000% 0.11 % Hugely higher market share.
+1,000%
Value
Value For Money
101 % Slightly better value.
+9%
92.4 % -9%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
56 % -12% 63 % Slightly more popular.
+12%
Price
Price (score)
$155 Slightly cheaper.
+14%
$180 -14%
Age
Newest
36 Months -14% 31 Months Slightly more recent.
+14%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
276 MB/s +1% 272 MB/s -1%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
293 MB/s +1% 290 MB/s -1%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
997 Pts +0% 996 Pts -0%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
76.2 MB/s +2% 74.5 MB/s -2%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
161 MB/s +1% 159 MB/s -1%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
202 MB/s -0% 203 MB/s +0%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
49.4 MB/s -1% 50.1 MB/s +1%
Capacity
Capacity
512GB 500GB
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