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 78,418 user samples
884 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 110% 169GB free
Worst Bench: 63% 200GB free (System drive)
Poor: 63% Great: 110%
SPEED RANK: 289th / 1053
77,534 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% 378GB free
Worst Bench: 64% 176GB free (System drive)
Poor: 64% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 371st / 1053
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
91.8 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
85.9 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
416 MB/s +3% 403 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
406 MB/s +3% 394 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
25.4 MB/s +5% 24.2 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
90 MB/s +5% 86.1 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
292 MB/s 344 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+18%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
33.5 MB/s 35.5 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+6%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
365 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+25%
291 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
471 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+6%
444 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
484 MB/s +1% 480 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
30.1 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+7%
28.1 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
134 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+15%
117 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
332 MB/s 388 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+17%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
40.2 MB/s 42.1 MB/s +5%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
446 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+34%
334 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 40,046,042 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0.14 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
Value
Value For Money
15 % 15.1 % +0%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % 54 % +2%
Price
Price (score)
$140 $140 +0%
Age
Newest
72 Months 57 Months More recent.
+21%
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
359 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+10%
327 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,232 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+8%
1,145 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
328 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+9%
300 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
273 MB/s +3% 264 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
215 MB/s 271 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
+26%
Capacity
Capacity
480GB 525GB
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