KingstonSA400S37/480G
CrucialCT500MX500SSD1

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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 327,548 user samples
156,295 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 102% 338GB free
Worst Bench: 39% 40GB free (System drive)
Poor: 39% Great: 102%
SPEED RANK: 565th / 1058
171,253 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 394GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 78% 91GB free (System drive)
Poor: 78% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 219th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
74.6 % 107 % Much faster effective speed.
+43%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
384 MB/s 476 MB/s Faster read speed.
+24%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
291 MB/s 422 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+45%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.4 MB/s 33.5 MB/s Faster random read.
+27%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
63.2 MB/s 84.1 MB/s Much faster random write.
+33%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
279 MB/s 405 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+45%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
26.2 MB/s 46.7 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+78%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
291 MB/s 405 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+39%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
509 MB/s 515 MB/s +1%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
448 MB/s 475 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+6%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
34.4 MB/s 41 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+19%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
105 MB/s 114 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+9%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
401 MB/s 450 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+12%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
40.7 MB/s 58.1 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+43%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
461 MB/s 462 MB/s +0%
Market Share
Based on 44,198,271 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.14 % Much higher market share.
+52%
0.75 %
Value
Value For Money
24.6 % 34.4 % Much better value.
+40%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 59 % More popular.
+16%
Price
Price (score)
$55 Slightly cheaper.
+7%
$59
Age
Newest
51+ Months 41+ Months More recent.
+20%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
269 MB/s 389 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+45%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
353 MB/s 364 MB/s +3%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,048 Pts 1,266 Pts Stronger server IO.
+21%
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
180 MB/s 343 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+91%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
233 MB/s 303 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
+30%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
118 MB/s 262 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+122%
Capacity
Capacity
480GB 500GB
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