CrucialCT500MX500SSD1
CrucialCT1050MX300SSD1

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

Controller: Marvell 88SS1074. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC. Release date: Q2 2016.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 201,451 user samples
188,562 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 141GB free
Worst Bench: 81% 420GB free (System drive)
Poor: 81% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 215th / 1058
12,889 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% 271GB free
Worst Bench: 68% 119GB free (System drive)
Poor: 68% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 302nd / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
108 % Faster effective speed.
+18%
91.4 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
474 MB/s Faster read speed.
+20%
394 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
424 MB/s +2% 416 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
34.1 MB/s Much faster random read.
+43%
23.9 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
85.6 MB/s +1% 84.9 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
407 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+18%
344 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
47.3 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+33%
35.6 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
407 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+7%
381 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
515 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+19%
432 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
475 MB/s 480 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
41.1 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+47%
28 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
114 MB/s 114 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
450 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+16%
387 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
58.5 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+37%
42.7 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
466 MB/s +2% 458 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 47,051,740 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.77 % Insanely higher market share.
+2,467%
0.03 %
Value
Value For Money
36.6 % Hugely better value.
+103%
18 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
59 % More popular.
+13%
52 %
Price
Price (score)
$55 Much cheaper.
+77%
$239
Age
Newest
44+ Months Much more recent.
+30%
63 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
389 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
+6%
367 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
364 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+11%
327 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,266 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+9%
1,163 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
298 MB/s 348 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+17%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
348 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+9%
319 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
312 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+14%
273 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
264 MB/s 290 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
+10%
Capacity
Capacity
500GB 1TB
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