CrucialCT500MX500SSD1
Group Average(9 Highest-Voted)
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 19,209 user samples
19,209 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 176GB free
Worst Bench: 77% 354GB free (System drive)
Poor: 77% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 148th / 980
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
109 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+5%
103 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
476 MB/s +2% 468 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
426 MB/s +1% 420 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
33.7 MB/s 35.6 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+6%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
89.7 MB/s 93.7 MB/s +4%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
412 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+14%
361 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
48 MB/s +1% 47.3 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
410 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+28%
321 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
514 MB/s +0% 512 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
473 MB/s 488 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
41.3 MB/s 44.3 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+7%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
121 MB/s 128 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+6%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
448 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+9%
410 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
59.7 MB/s 60.1 MB/s +1%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
460 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+10%
417 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 11,464,199 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
79 % 84.1 % Slightly more popular.
+6%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.25 % +3% 1.21 %
Price
Price (score)
$58 Hugely cheaper.
+144%
142 USD
Value
Value For Money
264 % Hugely better value.
+125%
118 %
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
389 MB/s +1% 384 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
364 MB/s +2% 358 MB/s
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
298 MB/s 334 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+12%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
346 MB/s +2% 338 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
317 MB/s +4% 305 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
270 MB/s 276 MB/s +2%
Age
Newest
12+ Months Hugely more recent.
+251%
42.1 Months
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,273 Pts 1,275 Pts +0%
Capacity
Capacity
500GB   —
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