CrucialCT1000MX500SSD1
CrucialCT1050MX300SSD1

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2258. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC. Release date ≈ Q4 2017.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 167,574 user samples
154,685 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 126% 522GB free
Worst Bench: 82% 114GB free (System drive)
Poor: 82% Great: 126%
SPEED RANK: 212th / 1058
12,889 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% 271GB free
Worst Bench: 68% 119GB free (System drive)
Poor: 68% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 302nd / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
108 % Faster effective speed.
+19%
91.4 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
483 MB/s Faster read speed.
+23%
394 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
429 MB/s +3% 416 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
33.7 MB/s Much faster random read.
+41%
23.9 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
88.3 MB/s +4% 84.9 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
389 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+13%
344 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
47.5 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+33%
35.6 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
416 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+9%
381 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
516 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+19%
432 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
477 MB/s 480 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
39.1 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+40%
28 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
116 MB/s +2% 114 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
431 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+11%
387 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
57.4 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+34%
42.7 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
472 MB/s +3% 458 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 46,974,255 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.6 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,900%
0.03 %
Value
Value For Money
42.9 % Hugely better value.
+138%
18 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
59 % More popular.
+13%
52 %
Price
Price (score)
$90 Much cheaper.
+62%
$239
Age
Newest
44+ Months Much more recent.
+30%
63 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
388 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
+6%
367 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
368 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+13%
327 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,267 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+9%
1,163 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
305 MB/s 348 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+14%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
335 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+5%
319 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
302 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+11%
273 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
257 MB/s 290 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
+13%
Capacity
Capacity
1TB 1TB
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