CrucialCT1050MX300SSD1
CrucialCT960BX200SSD1

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

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2256. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC. Release date: Q4 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 13,883 user samples
12,889 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% 271GB free
Worst Bench: 68% 119GB free (System drive)
Poor: 68% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 302nd / 1058
994 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% 351GB free
Worst Bench: 60% 412GB free (System drive)
Poor: 60% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 432nd / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
91.4 % Faster effective speed.
+11%
82.7 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
394 MB/s 454 MB/s Faster read speed.
+15%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
416 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+10%
379 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
23.9 MB/s 28.7 MB/s Faster random read.
+20%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
84.9 MB/s Faster random write.
+19%
71.2 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
344 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+8%
319 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
35.6 MB/s 38.5 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+8%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
381 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+78%
214 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
432 MB/s 502 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+16%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
480 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+7%
450 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
28 MB/s 33.2 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+19%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
114 MB/s +3% 111 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
387 MB/s 397 MB/s +3%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
42.7 MB/s 49 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+15%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
458 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+97%
233 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 47,042,545 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
0 %
Value
Value For Money
18 % Much better value.
+37%
13.2 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % +2% 51 %
Price
Price (score)
$239 Cheaper.
+18%
$290
Age
Newest
63 Months Slightly more recent.
+10%
70 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
367 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
+15%
318 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
327 MB/s 334 MB/s +2%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,163 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+5%
1,106 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
348 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+44%
242 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
319 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+19%
267 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
273 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+25%
218 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
290 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+54%
188 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
1TB 960GB
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Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

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