CrucialCT500BX100SSD1
CrucialCT512MX100SSD1
$200

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

 $200 

Controller: Marvell 88SS9189. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC. Release date: Q2 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 17,645 user samples
4,703 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% 465GB free
Worst Bench: 60% 438GB free (System drive)
Poor: 60% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 225th / 980
12,942 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% 311GB free
Worst Bench: 60% 383GB free (System drive)
Poor: 60% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 258th / 980
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
90.4 % +3% 87.7 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
471 MB/s Faster read speed.
+18%
400 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
402 MB/s 421 MB/s +5%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.1 MB/s 26.3 MB/s +1%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
81.8 MB/s 91.2 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+11%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
305 MB/s +2% 299 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
37 MB/s 38 MB/s +3%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
333 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+5%
316 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
515 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+17%
439 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
438 MB/s 469 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+7%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
31 MB/s +2% 30.4 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
119 MB/s 124 MB/s +4%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
348 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+6%
327 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
46.4 MB/s +3% 45.1 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
434 MB/s 461 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+6%
Market Share
Based on 11,455,347 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.08 % 0.13 % Much higher market share.
+62%
Value
Value For Money
75.8 % 85.7 % Slightly better value.
+13%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
64 % Slightly more popular.
+10%
58 %
Price
Price (score)
$240 $200 Cheaper.
+17%
Age
Newest
48 Months Slightly more recent.
+13%
55 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
275 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+46%
188 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
300 MB/s 363 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+21%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,011 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+7%
944 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
210 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+15%
182 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
245 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+66%
148 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
259 MB/s 305 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+18%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
183 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
+12%
163 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
500GB 512GB
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