CrucialCT525MX300SSD1
CrucialCT1000MX200SSD1

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

Controller: Marvell 88SS9189. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC. Release date: Q1 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 91,540 user samples
88,424 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 98% 157GB free
Worst Bench: 61% 351GB free (System drive)
Poor: 61% Great: 98%
SPEED RANK: 393rd / 1058
3,116 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 103% 1.5TB free
Worst Bench: 59% 146GB free (System drive)
Poor: 59% Great: 103%
SPEED RANK: 420th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
84.7 % +2% 83.3 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
400 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+7%
375 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
399 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+10%
363 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
24.2 MB/s 25.9 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+7%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
84.4 MB/s +0% 84.1 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
340 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+22%
278 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
34.9 MB/s 35.6 MB/s +2%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
286 MB/s 326 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+14%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
445 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+8%
411 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
480 MB/s +2% 470 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
28.3 MB/s 29.7 MB/s +5%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
115 MB/s 118 MB/s +3%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
388 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+17%
331 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
42.3 MB/s 42.8 MB/s +1%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
332 MB/s 464 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+40%
Market Share
Based on 44,034,231 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.13 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
0 %
Value
Value For Money
9.2 % 12.5 % Much better value.
+36%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % +4% 52 %
Price
Price (score)
$265 Cheaper.
+20%
$329
Age
Newest
60 Months More recent.
+22%
77 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
352 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+47%
240 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
327 MB/s 358 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+9%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,143 Pts Stronger server IO.
+14%
1007 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
330 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+143%
136 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
298 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+118%
137 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
262 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+6%
247 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
269 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+132%
116 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
525GB 1TB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) June 2021 SSD Rankings.

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