CrucialCT1000MX500SSD1
SamsungMZ-75E1T0B

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

Controller: Samsung Triple Core MEX. Memory: Samsung 40nm TLC V-NAND. Release date: Q4 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 54,479 user samples
8,782 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 127% 474GB free
Worst Bench: 78% 871GB free (System drive)
Poor: 78% Great: 127%
SPEED RANK: 149th / 980
45,697 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 134% 300GB free
Worst Bench: 86% 743GB free (System drive)
Poor: 86% Great: 134%
SPEED RANK: 131st / 980
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
109 % 115 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+6%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
475 MB/s +0% 473 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
417 MB/s 440 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+6%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
33.6 MB/s 39.9 MB/s Faster random read.
+19%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
90.3 MB/s 100 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+11%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
393 MB/s 399 MB/s +2%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
47.9 MB/s 55.3 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+15%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
410 MB/s +4% 394 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
514 MB/s +2% 504 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
471 MB/s 485 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
40.9 MB/s 48 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+17%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
124 MB/s 133 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+7%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
435 MB/s 445 MB/s +2%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
60 MB/s 67.3 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+12%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
458 MB/s 487 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+6%
Market Share
Based on 11,465,103 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.53 % +4% 0.51 %
Value
Value For Money
236 % Much better value.
+71%
138 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
71 % Slightly more popular.
+6%
67 %
Price
Price (score)
$135 Much cheaper.
+55%
$300
Age
Newest
12+ Months Much more recent.
+76%
49 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
389 MB/s +1% 385 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
361 MB/s +0% 360 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,272 Pts 1,290 Pts +1%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
308 MB/s 369 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+20%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
348 MB/s 352 MB/s +1%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
312 MB/s 320 MB/s +3%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
278 MB/s 328 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
+18%
Capacity
Capacity
1TB 1TB
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