CrucialCT500MX500SSD1
CrucialCT480BX500SSD1

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 329,439 user samples
248,641 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 126% 0GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 72% 316GB free (System drive)
Poor: 72% Great: 126%
SPEED RANK: 219th / 1058
80,798 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% 329GB free
Worst Bench: 36% 340GB free (System drive)
Poor: 36% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 732nd / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
106 % Much faster effective speed.
+65%
64.6 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
454 MB/s 464 MB/s +2%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
425 MB/s Faster write speed.
+14%
372 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
34.2 MB/s Much faster random read.
+32%
26 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
85.8 MB/s Much faster random write.
+40%
61.1 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
400 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+33%
300 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
47.3 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
+217%
14.9 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
401 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+104%
197 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
515 MB/s +0% 513 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
475 MB/s +3% 460 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
42.9 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+22%
35.2 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
118 MB/s +4% 114 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
450 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+8%
416 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
59.2 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
+106%
28.7 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
470 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+10%
428 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 57,420,494 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.62 % Higher market share.
+29%
0.48 %
Value
Value For Money
37.8 % Much better value.
+34%
28.2 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
59 % More popular.
+13%
52 %
Price
Price (score)
$52 $38 Cheaper.
+27%
Age
Newest
54+ Months 47+ Months More recent.
+13%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
389 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+64%
237 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
364 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+5%
346 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,274 Pts Stronger server IO.
+27%
1,006 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
297 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+628%
40.8 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
347 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+113%
163 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
306 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
+36%
225 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
241 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+957%
22.8 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
500GB 480GB
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