CrucialCT512MX100SSD1
$200
CrucialCT500BX100SSD1
 $200 

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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 15,210 user samples
11,329 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% 269GB free
Worst Bench: 65% 281GB free (System drive)
Poor: 65% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 232nd / 959
3,881 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% 239GB free
Worst Bench: 63% 288GB free (System drive)
Poor: 63% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 189th / 959
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
87.3 % 91.3 % +5%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
401 MB/s 473 MB/s Faster read speed.
+18%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
419 MB/s +4% 404 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.3 MB/s +1% 26.1 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
93.3 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+11%
84.3 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
299 MB/s 307 MB/s +3%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
38.1 MB/s +3% 37.1 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
303 MB/s 335 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+11%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
440 MB/s 515 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+17%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
468 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+7%
439 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
30.6 MB/s 31 MB/s +1%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
125 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+5%
119 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
328 MB/s 348 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+6%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
45.4 MB/s 46.5 MB/s +2%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
455 MB/s +4% 436 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 9,145,409 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.17 % Hugely higher market share.
+143%
0.07 %
Value
Value For Money
85.4 % Slightly better value.
+12%
76.5 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
58 % 64 % Slightly more popular.
+10%
Price
Price (score)
$200 Cheaper.
+17%
$240
Age
Newest
52 Months 45 Months Slightly more recent.
+13%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
187 MB/s 275 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+47%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
357 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+20%
297 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
938 Pts 1,008 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+7%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
182 MB/s 210 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+15%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
148 MB/s 250 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+69%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
311 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+19%
261 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
167 MB/s 184 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
+10%
Capacity
Capacity
512GB 500GB
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