HyperXSHSS37A/960G
CrucialCT525MX300SSD1

Controller: Phison PS3110. NAND Memory: Toshiba A19 MLC. Release date: Q2 2015.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 94,242 user samples
1,374 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% 855GB free
Worst Bench: 64% 836GB free (System drive)
Poor: 64% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 314th / 1058
92,868 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% 432GB free
Worst Bench: 60% 268GB free (System drive)
Poor: 60% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 384th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
90.4 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+6%
85.3 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
449 MB/s Faster read speed.
+12%
400 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
404 MB/s +1% 400 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
25.7 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+5%
24.4 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
72.2 MB/s 85.3 MB/s Faster random write.
+18%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
308 MB/s 344 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+12%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
32.4 MB/s 35.1 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+8%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
382 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+34%
285 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
510 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+15%
445 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
486 MB/s +1% 481 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
34 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+21%
28.1 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
109 MB/s 115 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+6%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
353 MB/s 389 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+10%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
42 MB/s 42.3 MB/s +1%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
477 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+43%
333 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 46,990,580 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0.13 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
Value
Value For Money
11.4 % Better value.
+23%
9.27 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 54 % +4%
Price
Price (score)
$397 $265 Much cheaper.
+33%
Age
Newest
77 Months 63 Months More recent.
+18%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
377 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
+7%
353 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
355 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+9%
327 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,221 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+7%
1,144 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
177 MB/s 331 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+87%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
291 MB/s 302 MB/s +4%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
281 MB/s +4% 269 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
111 MB/s 273 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+146%
Capacity
Capacity
960GB 525GB
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