CrucialCT512MX100SSD1
$200
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Controller: Marvell 88SS9189. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC. Release date: Q2 2014.

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Controller: Marvell 88SS1074. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC. Release date: Q2 2016.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 78,298 user samples
18,826 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% 95GB free
Worst Bench: 62% 221GB free
Poor: 62% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 326th / 1016
59,472 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% 96GB free
Worst Bench: 65% 319GB free (System drive)
Poor: 65% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 334th / 1016
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
86.4 % +1% 86 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
399 MB/s 406 MB/s +2%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
420 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+6%
395 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.1 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+6%
24.7 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
87.3 MB/s 87.6 MB/s +0%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
300 MB/s 343 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+14%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
37.4 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+6%
35.4 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
318 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+12%
285 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
436 MB/s 453 MB/s +4%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
467 MB/s 481 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
30.4 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+7%
28.3 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
119 MB/s 120 MB/s +1%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
327 MB/s 389 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+19%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
44.8 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+5%
42.5 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
458 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+37%
334 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 22,514,211 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.06 % 0.22 % Hugely higher market share.
+267%
Value
Value For Money
11.4 % Slightly better value.
+14%
9.98 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
59 % 65 % Slightly more popular.
+10%
Price
Price (score)
$200 Cheaper.
+17%
$242
Age
Newest
68 Months 44 Months Much more recent.
+35%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
189 MB/s 352 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+86%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
359 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+10%
327 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
936 Pts 1,149 Pts Stronger server IO.
+23%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
182 MB/s 330 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+81%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
146 MB/s 298 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+104%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
290 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+7%
271 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
161 MB/s 272 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+69%
Capacity
Capacity
512GB 525GB
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