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 17,645 user samples
12,942 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% 311GB free
Worst Bench: 60% 383GB free (System drive)
Poor: 60% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 258th / 980
4,703 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% 465GB free
Worst Bench: 60% 438GB free (System drive)
Poor: 60% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 225th / 980
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
87.7 % 90.4 % +3%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
400 MB/s 471 MB/s Faster read speed.
+18%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
421 MB/s +5% 402 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
91.2 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+11%
81.8 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
299 MB/s 305 MB/s +2%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
38 MB/s +3% 37 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
316 MB/s 333 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+5%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
439 MB/s 515 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+17%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
469 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+7%
438 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
30.4 MB/s 31 MB/s +2%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
124 MB/s +4% 119 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
327 MB/s 348 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+6%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
45.1 MB/s 46.4 MB/s +3%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
461 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+6%
434 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 11,456,902 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.13 % Much higher market share.
+62%
0.08 %
Value
Value For Money
85.7 % Slightly better value.
+13%
75.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
58 % 64 % Slightly more popular.
+10%
Price
Price (score)
$200 Cheaper.
+17%
$240
Age
Newest
55 Months 48 Months Slightly more recent.
+13%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
188 MB/s 275 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+46%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
363 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+21%
300 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
944 Pts 1,011 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 245 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+66%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
305 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+18%
259 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
163 MB/s 183 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
+12%
Capacity
Capacity
512GB 500GB
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