CrucialCT500MX500SSD1
CrucialCT960BX500SSD1

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 244,629 user samples
234,004 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 143GB free
Worst Bench: 76% 391GB free (System drive)
Poor: 76% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 221st / 1058
10,625 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% 765GB free
Worst Bench: 35% 458GB free (System drive)
Poor: 35% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 670th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
106 % Much faster effective speed.
+54%
68.9 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
453 MB/s 477 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+5%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
423 MB/s Faster write speed.
+15%
368 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
34.1 MB/s Faster random read.
+25%
27.3 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
84.9 MB/s Faster random write.
+16%
73.4 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
400 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+18%
340 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
47 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
+106%
22.8 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
401 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+191%
138 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
515 MB/s 515 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
474 MB/s +2% 463 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
42.7 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+23%
34.6 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
117 MB/s +1% 116 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
59.8 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
+86%
32.1 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
465 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+9%
428 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 55,018,803 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.73 % Insanely higher market share.
+3,550%
0.02 %
Value
Value For Money
36.1 % Better value.
+25%
28.9 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
59 % More popular.
+18%
50 %
Price
Price (score)
$55 Much cheaper.
+31%
$80
Age
Newest
52+ Months 40+ Months More recent.
+23%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
389 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+41%
275 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
364 MB/s +5% 348 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,272 Pts Stronger server IO.
+19%
1,067 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
298 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+509%
48.9 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
344 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+84%
187 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
305 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+18%
258 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
242 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+582%
35.5 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
500GB 960GB
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