IntelSSDPEKKW128G7X1
CrucialCT525MX300SSD1

Release date ≈ Q3 2016.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 103,275 user samples
10,407 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% 16GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 58% 23GB free (System drive)
Poor: 58% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 256th / 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
97 % Faster effective speed.
+14%
85.3 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
705 MB/s Much faster read speed.
+76%
400 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
317 MB/s 400 MB/s Faster write speed.
+26%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
46.4 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
+90%
24.4 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
106 MB/s Faster random write.
+24%
85.3 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
382 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+11%
344 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
41.5 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+18%
35.1 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
95.7 MB/s 285 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+198%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
889 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+100%
445 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
376 MB/s 481 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+28%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
51 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+81%
28.1 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
150 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+30%
115 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
438 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+13%
389 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
52.1 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+23%
42.3 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
110 MB/s 333 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+203%
Market Share
Based on 47,162,027 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.13 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,200%
Value
Value For Money
6 % 9.27 % Much better value.
+55%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 54 % Slightly more popular.
+6%
Price
Price (score)
$137 Much cheaper.
+48%
$265
Age
Newest
60+ Months +5% 63 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
140 MB/s 353 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+152%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
369 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+13%
327 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
976 Pts 1,144 Pts Stronger server IO.
+17%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
181 MB/s 331 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+83%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
140 MB/s 302 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+116%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
274 MB/s +2% 269 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
137 MB/s 273 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+99%
Capacity
Capacity
128GB 525GB
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