Intel
CrucialCT2000MX500SSD1
  

Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 44,618 user samples
12,207 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 379% 886GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 113% 324GB free
Poor: 113% Great: 379%
SPEED RANK: 53rd / 1058
32,411 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 2TB free
Worst Bench: 79% 368GB free
Poor: 79% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 217th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
240 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+124%
107 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1925 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+300%
481 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1548 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+268%
421 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
46.4 MB/s Much faster random read.
+37%
33.8 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
107 MB/s Faster random write.
+26%
85 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1221 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
+222%
379 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
60.7 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+30%
46.7 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
1088 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+158%
422 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
3399 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+561%
514 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2483 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+425%
473 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
66.9 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+72%
38.9 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
163 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+42%
115 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
2152 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+421%
413 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
90.3 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+60%
56.6 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
1971 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+319%
470 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 47,318,861 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.05 % 0.09 % Hugely higher market share.
+80%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 59 % More popular.
+18%
Age
Newest
93+ Months 44+ Months Much more recent.
+53%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1514 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+291%
387 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1299 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+254%
367 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
4,579 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+263%
1,263 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1368 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+365%
294 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
777 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+135%
331 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
713 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+147%
289 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
706 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+184%
249 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
1TB 2TB
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