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 186,000 user samples
38,487 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 102% 180GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 32% 120GB free (System drive)
Poor: 32% Great: 102%
SPEED RANK: 770th / 1021
147,513 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 91% 180GB free
Worst Bench: 36% 180GB free (System drive)
Poor: 36% Great: 91%
SPEED RANK: 711th / 1021
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
57.7 % 62.6 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+8%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
470 MB/s Faster read speed.
+13%
417 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
400 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+32%
303 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.8 MB/s +2% 26.3 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
41.8 MB/s 56.8 MB/s Much faster random write.
+36%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
250 MB/s 257 MB/s +3%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
13.6 MB/s 21.6 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+59%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
172 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+26%
137 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
513 MB/s +1% 509 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
455 MB/s +2% 447 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
36.5 MB/s +3% 35.3 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
115 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+7%
107 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
430 MB/s +1% 424 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
32.5 MB/s 39.4 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+21%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
433 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+22%
355 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 26,444,441 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.84 % 2.74 % Hugely higher market share.
+226%
Value
Value For Money
14.4 % 18.5 % Better value.
+29%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % 60 %
Price
Price (score)
$40 $32 Cheaper.
+20%
Age
Newest
20+ Months Much more recent.
+50%
40 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
271 MB/s 271 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
348 MB/s +1% 343 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,062 Pts +2% 1,045 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
50.1 MB/s 209 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+317%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
216 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+11%
195 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
258 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+30%
199 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
34 MB/s 89.7 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+164%
Capacity
Capacity
240GB 240GB
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