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

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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 61,570 user samples
714 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 110% 169GB free
Worst Bench: 60% 107GB free (System drive)
Poor: 60% Great: 110%
SPEED RANK: 261st / 1018
60,856 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% 489GB free
Worst Bench: 57% 469GB free (System drive)
Poor: 57% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 354th / 1018
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
91.5 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+8%
84.9 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
423 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+6%
400 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
414 MB/s +5% 395 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
24.9 MB/s +3% 24.1 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
89.2 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+5%
84.7 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
309 MB/s 344 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+11%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
32.7 MB/s 34.9 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+7%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
365 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+28%
285 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
506 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+14%
445 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
488 MB/s +2% 479 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
134 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+14%
118 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
491 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+27%
388 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
40 MB/s 42.7 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+7%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
443 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+33%
334 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 23,772,058 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0.29 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
Value
Value For Money
15 % Much better value.
+53%
9.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
59 % 65 % Slightly more popular.
+10%
Price
Price (score)
$140 Much cheaper.
+43%
$244
Age
Newest
60 Months 45 Months More recent.
+25%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
373 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
+6%
352 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
360 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+10%
327 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,237 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+8%
1,146 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
248 MB/s 330 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+33%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
317 MB/s +5% 303 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
273 MB/s +3% 264 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
199 MB/s 271 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+36%
Capacity
Capacity
480GB 525GB
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