CrucialCT120BX100SSD1
CrucialCT525MX300SSD1

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

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Controller: Marvell 88SS1074. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC. Release date: Q2 2016.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 49,987 user samples
3,562 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 89% 59GB free
Worst Bench: 53% 15GB free (System drive)
Poor: 53% Great: 89%
SPEED RANK: 510th / 1011
46,425 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% 294GB free
Worst Bench: 63% 270GB free (System drive)
Poor: 63% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 318th / 1011
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
74.6 % 86.5 % Faster effective speed.
+16%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
466 MB/s Faster read speed.
+16%
400 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
181 MB/s 397 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+119%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+7%
24.4 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
76.1 MB/s 89.6 MB/s Faster random write.
+18%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
219 MB/s 345 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+58%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
33.5 MB/s 35.9 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+7%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
152 MB/s 288 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+89%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
511 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+16%
442 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
189 MB/s 480 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+154%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
30.7 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+8%
28.5 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
107 MB/s 122 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+14%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
245 MB/s 389 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+59%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
42.2 MB/s 42.8 MB/s +1%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
186 MB/s 333 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+79%
Market Share
Based on 17,665,224 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 0.26 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,200%
Value
Value For Money
7.27 % 22.4 % Hugely better value.
+208%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
56 % 65 % More popular.
+16%
Price
Price (score)
$70 Cheaper.
+16%
$83
Age
Newest
56 Months 39 Months Much more recent.
+30%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
263 MB/s 352 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+34%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
189 MB/s 327 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
+73%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
831 Pts 1,150 Pts Much stronger server IO.
+38%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
174 MB/s 330 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+90%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
236 MB/s 296 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+25%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
170 MB/s 273 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
+61%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
144 MB/s 272 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+89%
Capacity
Capacity
120GB 525GB
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