CrucialCT500BX100SSD1
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 48,275 user samples
5,315 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% 381GB free
Worst Bench: 61% 16GB free (System drive)
Poor: 61% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 272nd / 1011
42,960 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% 489GB free
Worst Bench: 63% 488GB free
Poor: 63% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 319th / 1011
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
89.8 % +4% 86.4 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
469 MB/s Faster read speed.
+17%
402 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
399 MB/s 402 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
25.7 MB/s +5% 24.5 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
77.6 MB/s 89 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+15%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
305 MB/s 346 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+13%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
35.8 MB/s 35.9 MB/s +0%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
347 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+20%
289 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
515 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+18%
438 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
438 MB/s 481 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+10%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
30.8 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+8%
28.4 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
113 MB/s 121 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+7%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
349 MB/s 389 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+11%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
45.9 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+7%
43 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
434 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+29%
336 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 16,818,249 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.04 % 0.29 % Hugely higher market share.
+625%
Value
Value For Money
10.4 % 22.4 % Hugely better value.
+114%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
64 % 65 % +2%
Price
Price (score)
$230 $83 Much cheaper.
+64%
Age
Newest
55 Months 38 Months Much more recent.
+31%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
275 MB/s 352 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
+28%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
301 MB/s 327 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+9%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,005 Pts 1,149 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+14%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
210 MB/s 330 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+57%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
243 MB/s 296 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+22%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
257 MB/s 271 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+5%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
186 MB/s 268 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+44%
Capacity
Capacity
500GB 525GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 2019 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

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