CrucialCT525MX300SSD1
CrucialCT500MX200SSD1

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 48,687 user samples
42,517 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% 76GB free
Worst Bench: 62% 52GB free (System drive)
Poor: 62% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 291st / 992
6,170 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% 370GB free
Worst Bench: 57% 112GB free (System drive)
Poor: 57% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 326th / 992
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
86.6 % +3% 84 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
399 MB/s +1% 397 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
401 MB/s Faster write speed.
+15%
348 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
24.2 MB/s 26.2 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+8%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
89.4 MB/s +4% 86 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
345 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+29%
268 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
35.6 MB/s 35.7 MB/s +0%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
289 MB/s 301 MB/s +4%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
437 MB/s +0% 435 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
481 MB/s +3% 466 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
28.5 MB/s 30.9 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+8%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
124 MB/s +2% 121 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
389 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+19%
327 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
43 MB/s 43.7 MB/s +2%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
331 MB/s 460 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+39%
Market Share
Based on 13,031,166 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.33 % Hugely higher market share.
+371%
0.07 %
Value
Value For Money
101 % +1% 100 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
65 % Slightly more popular.
+14%
57 %
Price
Price (score)
$162 $150 Slightly cheaper.
+7%
Age
Newest
33 Months Much more recent.
+34%
50 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
352 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
+18%
299 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
327 MB/s 357 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+9%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,152 Pts +5% 1,102 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
330 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+105%
161 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
306 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+73%
177 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
280 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+14%
245 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
278 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+119%
127 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
525GB 500GB
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