KingstonSA400S37/480G
CrucialCT2000MX500SSD1

Controller: Phison PS3111-S11. Flash Memory: Toshiba 15nm TLC. Release date ≈ Q1 2017.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 60,629 user samples
52,056 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 103% 404GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 39% 214GB free (System drive)
Poor: 39% Great: 103%
SPEED RANK: 455th / 1026
8,573 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 123% 1.5TB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 85% 453GB free
Poor: 85% Great: 123%
SPEED RANK: 190th / 1026
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
79.3 % 107 % Much faster effective speed.
+34%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
373 MB/s 478 MB/s Faster read speed.
+28%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
300 MB/s 417 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+39%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
27.5 MB/s 33 MB/s Faster random read.
+20%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
68 MB/s 85.1 MB/s Faster random write.
+25%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
300 MB/s 382 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+27%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
30.4 MB/s 45.9 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+51%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
305 MB/s 420 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+38%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
492 MB/s 513 MB/s +4%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
460 MB/s 469 MB/s +2%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
34.7 MB/s 38.5 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+11%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
96.7 MB/s 114 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+18%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
384 MB/s 417 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+9%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
40.6 MB/s 55.3 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+36%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
463 MB/s 466 MB/s +1%
Market Share
Based on 26,493,772 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.23 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,657%
0.07 %
Value
Value For Money
27 % 35.1 % Much better value.
+30%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 72 % Much more popular.
+38%
Price
Price (score)
$53 Much cheaper.
+77%
$230
Age
Newest
38+ Months 28+ Months More recent.
+26%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
272 MB/s 387 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+42%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
357 MB/s 360 MB/s +1%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,049 Pts 1,253 Pts Stronger server IO.
+19%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
215 MB/s 298 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+39%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
201 MB/s 336 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+67%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
266 MB/s 290 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+9%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
145 MB/s 255 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+76%
Capacity
Capacity
480GB 2TB
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