CrucialCT1000MX500SSD1
SamsungMZ-77E250B

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

Controller: Samsung MKX. Memory: Samsung 128 layer TLC V-NAND. Release date: Q1 2021.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 213,576 user samples
202,785 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 375GB free
Worst Bench: 75% 122GB free
Poor: 75% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 228th / 1071
10,791 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 130% 217GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 70% 176GB free (System drive)
Poor: 70% Great: 130%
SPEED RANK: 245th / 1071
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
106 % +3% 103 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
439 MB/s 463 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+5%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
420 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+7%
393 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
34.7 MB/s 36.9 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+6%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
86.8 MB/s +2% 85.4 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
379 MB/s +4% 364 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
48.3 MB/s +3% 46.8 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
403 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+23%
328 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
514 MB/s 515 MB/s +0%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
474 MB/s 489 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
43.2 MB/s 50.1 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+16%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
117 MB/s 124 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+6%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
429 MB/s 458 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+7%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
59.7 MB/s 67.8 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+14%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
467 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+18%
395 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 63,159,084 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.57 % Hugely higher market share.
+235%
0.17 %
Value
Value For Money
55.7 % Hugely better value.
+111%
26.4 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % Slightly more popular.
+7%
56 %
Price
Price (score)
$62 $40 Much cheaper.
+35%
Age
Newest
61+ Months 24 Months Much more recent.
+61%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
389 MB/s 389 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
366 MB/s +1% 361 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,275 Pts 1,294 Pts +1%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
305 MB/s 372 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+22%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
341 MB/s 350 MB/s +3%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
303 MB/s +3% 294 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
228 MB/s 278 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
+22%
Capacity
Capacity
1TB 250GB
ADVERTISEMENT

Fast for SSD [May '21 rschmidt]

MORE DETAILS

Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) January 2023 SSD Rankings.

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]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
How Fast Is Your SSD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchmark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - SkillBench (space shooter) tests user input accuracy.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-13600K $320Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $460Crucial MX500 250GB $30
Intel Core i3-12100F $98Nvidia RTX 3070 $570Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $106
Intel Core i5-12600K $233Nvidia RTX 3050 $298Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $29Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $50SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $30Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $49SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $417SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback