Intel
CrucialCT525MX300SSD1
  

Release date ≈ Q3 2018.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 63,329 user samples
2,286 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 266% 428GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 128% 264GB free (System drive)
Poor: 128% Great: 266%
SPEED RANK: 62nd / 1018
61,043 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% 489GB free
Worst Bench: 58% 469GB free (System drive)
Poor: 58% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 355th / 1018
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
207 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+144%
84.8 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1841 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+360%
400 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1053 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+163%
400 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
52.6 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
+119%
24 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
906 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
+165%
342 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
67.2 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
+92%
35 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
540 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+91%
283 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2391 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+434%
448 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1450 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+202%
480 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
65.8 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+133%
28.3 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
155 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+30%
119 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1269 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+226%
389 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
89.3 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
+110%
42.6 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
599 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+80%
332 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 23,902,073 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.04 % 0.29 % Hugely higher market share.
+625%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 65 % Much more popular.
+30%
Age
Newest
20+ Months Much more recent.
+57%
46 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1272 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+262%
351 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1024 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+213%
327 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
3,675 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+221%
1,146 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1078 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+227%
330 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
815 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+173%
298 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
575 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+115%
267 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
595 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+120%
271 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
512GB 525GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 2020 SSD Rankings.

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