AdataASX8200NP-480GT-C
CrucialCT500MX500SSD1

Release date ≈ Q2 2018.

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2258. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC. Release date ≈ Q1 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 141,105 user samples
9,310 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 342% 278GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 162% 54GB free
Poor: 162% Great: 342%
SPEED RANK: 50th / 1040
131,795 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 466GB free
Worst Bench: 77% 93GB free (System drive)
Poor: 77% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 201st / 1040
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
241 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+125%
107 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2148 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+351%
476 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
907 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+114%
424 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
45.7 MB/s Much faster random read.
+36%
33.5 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
136 MB/s Much faster random write.
+59%
85.8 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
867 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
+110%
412 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
65.3 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+39%
47.1 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
865 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+112%
408 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2577 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+401%
514 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1568 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+231%
474 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
68.4 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+68%
40.8 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
184 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+60%
115 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1313 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+192%
450 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
95.3 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+63%
58.5 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
1553 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+235%
463 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 32,764,687 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.05 % 0.93 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,760%
Value
Value For Money
35.1 % +3% 34.2 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
58 % 79 % Much more popular.
+36%
Price
Price (score)
$164 $60 Much cheaper.
+63%
Age
Newest
30+ Months Slightly more recent.
+9%
33+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1339 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+244%
389 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1095 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+201%
364 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
3,917 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+209%
1,267 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1109 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+272%
298 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
826 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+142%
341 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
661 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+112%
312 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
679 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+158%
263 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
480GB 500GB
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