CrucialCT500MX500SSD1
CrucialCT480M500SSD1

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

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Controller: Marvell 88SS9187. Flash Memory: Micron Synchronous 20nm MLC. Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 101,267 user samples
95,345 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 0GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 74% 108GB free (System drive)
Poor: 74% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 190th / 1026
5,922 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 98% 350GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 54% 13GB free (System drive)
Poor: 54% Great: 98%
SPEED RANK: 455th / 1026
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
107 % Much faster effective speed.
+35%
79.1 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
478 MB/s Faster read speed.
+21%
395 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
424 MB/s Faster write speed.
+15%
368 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
33.6 MB/s Much faster random read.
+56%
21.6 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
84.5 MB/s Faster random write.
+15%
73.3 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
409 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+29%
316 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
46.7 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+54%
30.3 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
405 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+48%
274 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
515 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+18%
435 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
474 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+14%
416 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
41.2 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+57%
26.3 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
116 MB/s +3% 113 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
449 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+30%
345 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
58.7 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+56%
37.6 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
462 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+13%
410 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 26,698,178 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.01 % Insanely higher market share.
+4,950%
0.02 %
Value
Value For Money
31 % Hugely better value.
+324%
7.31 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
76 % Much more popular.
+49%
51 %
Price
Price (score)
$68 Much cheaper.
+77%
$300
Age
Newest
28+ Months Much more recent.
+63%
76+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
389 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
+14%
341 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
364 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+9%
333 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,268 Pts Stronger server IO.
+14%
1116 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
298 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+58%
189 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
345 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+17%
296 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
307 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+14%
269 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
262 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+58%
166 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
500GB 480GB
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Probably the best SATA III SSD you can buy for 60 US Dollar. Offered excellent performance (albeit it won't match any NVMe ones!) and suitable amount of capacity for that price. Overall a reliable all around SSD for nearly every computers unless if the computer has no support for SATA which means your computer is too old! [Nov '19 ColdSpy]

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