PNYSSD7CS1311-480-RB
CrucialCT500BX100SSD1

Controller: Phison PS3110. NAND Memory: Toshiba 15nm TLC. Release date: Q2 2016.

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2246EN. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC. Release date: Q1 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 25,247 user samples
13,384 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% 56GB free
Worst Bench: 64% 85GB free (System drive)
Poor: 64% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 368th / 1058
11,863 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% 590GB free
Worst Bench: 62% 317GB free (System drive)
Poor: 62% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 309th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
86.6 % 90.5 % +5%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
478 MB/s +0% 476 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
435 MB/s Faster write speed.
+10%
395 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
29.1 MB/s Faster random read.
+11%
26.2 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
77.4 MB/s +2% 75.7 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
364 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+17%
311 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
36 MB/s 36.6 MB/s +2%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
218 MB/s 352 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+61%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
516 MB/s +0% 515 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
489 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+12%
438 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
34.3 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+13%
30.4 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
107 MB/s 110 MB/s +3%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
405 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+16%
349 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
43.6 MB/s 45.2 MB/s +4%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
259 MB/s 438 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+69%
Market Share
Based on 47,107,878 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 0.02 %
Value
Value For Money
19.9 % 29.2 % Much better value.
+47%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 54 % Slightly more popular.
+6%
Price
Price (score)
$89 $59 Much cheaper.
+34%
Age
Newest
65 Months More recent.
+19%
80 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
367 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+33%
275 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
358 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+19%
301 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,209 Pts Stronger server IO.
+21%
1,002 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
205 MB/s 210 MB/s +2%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
332 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+35%
246 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
286 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+16%
247 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
184 MB/s +1% 183 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
480GB 500GB
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Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

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