CrucialCT240BX500SSD1
KingstonSA400S37/240G

Release date ≈ Q3 2018.

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Controller: Phison PS3111-S11. Flash Memory: Toshiba 15nm TLC. Release date: Q1 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 148,860 user samples
26,856 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 103% 150GB free
Worst Bench: 32% 172GB free (System drive)
Poor: 32% Great: 103%
SPEED RANK: 734th / 1016
122,004 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% 223GB free
Worst Bench: 36% 31GB free (System drive)
Poor: 36% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 702nd / 1016
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
60.7 % 62.5 % +3%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
473 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+11%
425 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
403 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+32%
305 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
27.3 MB/s +1% 26.9 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
45.2 MB/s 54.7 MB/s Faster random write.
+21%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
248 MB/s 256 MB/s +3%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
14.9 MB/s 20.2 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+36%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
191 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+29%
148 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
512 MB/s +1% 509 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
454 MB/s +2% 447 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
36.4 MB/s 37 MB/s +2%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
112 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+9%
103 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
429 MB/s +0% 427 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
32.4 MB/s 40.4 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+25%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
443 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+9%
407 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 21,545,781 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.81 % 2.91 % Hugely higher market share.
+259%
Value
Value For Money
17.9 % 18.5 % +4%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
58 % 61 % Slightly more popular.
+5%
Price
Price (score)
$32 $32 +1%
Age
Newest
16+ Months Much more recent.
+56%
36 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
283 MB/s +0% 282 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
348 MB/s +2% 341 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,077 Pts +2% 1,059 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
50.3 MB/s 209 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+316%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
215 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+14%
188 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
245 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+27%
193 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
37.8 MB/s 80.3 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+112%
Capacity
Capacity
240GB 240GB
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