CrucialCT500MX500SSD1
CrucialCT480BX500SSD1

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2258. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC. Release date ≈ Q1 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 271,798 user samples
207,538 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 56GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 77% 169GB free (System drive)
Poor: 77% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 216th / 1058
64,260 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% 344GB free
Worst Bench: 33% 412GB free
Poor: 33% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 743rd / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
108 % Much faster effective speed.
+69%
63.7 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
466 MB/s 466 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
425 MB/s Faster write speed.
+14%
372 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
34.1 MB/s Much faster random read.
+31%
26 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
86.5 MB/s Much faster random write.
+39%
62.1 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
404 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+29%
313 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
47.3 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
+222%
14.7 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
407 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+121%
184 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
515 MB/s +0% 513 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
474 MB/s +3% 458 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
42.6 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+21%
35.2 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
116 MB/s +4% 112 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
450 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+8%
418 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
59.1 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
+113%
27.7 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
467 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+14%
411 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 51,173,711 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.69 % Much higher market share.
+72%
0.4 %
Value
Value For Money
34.7 % Much better value.
+49%
23.3 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
59 % More popular.
+13%
52 %
Price
Price (score)
$59 $48 Cheaper.
+19%
Age
Newest
48+ Months 40+ Months More recent.
+17%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
389 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+71%
228 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
364 MB/s +5% 347 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,271 Pts Stronger server IO.
+28%
991 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
297 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+644%
39.9 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
353 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+115%
164 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
312 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
+38%
226 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
253 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+945%
24.2 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
500GB 480GB
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