OCZVTR180-25SAT3-480G
$140
CrucialCT525MX300SSD1
 $140 

Controller: OCZ Barefoot 3 M00. Flash: Toshiba 19nm (2nd gen) MLC NAND. Release date: Q1 2015.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 34,751 user samples
549 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 110% 423GB free
Worst Bench: 61% 47GB free
Poor: 61% Great: 110%
SPEED RANK: 220th / 980
34,202 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% 61GB free
Worst Bench: 64% 202GB free (System drive)
Poor: 64% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 276th / 980
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
90.6 % +4% 86.7 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
471 MB/s Faster read speed.
+18%
399 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
440 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+9%
404 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
24.3 MB/s 24.3 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
87 MB/s 90 MB/s +3%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
417 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+21%
346 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
26.9 MB/s 35.7 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+33%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
371 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+29%
288 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
520 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+19%
436 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
500 MB/s +4% 480 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
30 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+6%
28.2 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
131 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+8%
121 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
499 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+29%
388 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
38.2 MB/s 42.4 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+11%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
444 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+35%
330 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 11,455,347 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0.45 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
Value
Value For Money
110 % 120 % Slightly better value.
+9%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
59 % 64 % Slightly more popular.
+8%
Price
Price (score)
$140 $129 Slightly cheaper.
+8%
Age
Newest
46 Months 31 Months Much more recent.
+33%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
372 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
+6%
352 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
355 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+9%
327 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1231 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+7%
1148 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
242 MB/s 330 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+36%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
231 MB/s 306 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+32%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
235 MB/s 281 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+20%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
95.6 MB/s 282 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+195%
Capacity
Capacity
480GB 525GB
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