PNYSSD7CS1311-480-RB
CrucialCT512MX100SSD1
$200

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

 $200 

Controller: Marvell 88SS9189. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC. Release date: Q2 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 47,311 user samples
13,454 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% 56GB free
Worst Bench: 64% 254GB free (System drive)
Poor: 64% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 370th / 1058
33,857 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% 181GB free
Worst Bench: 60% 164GB free (System drive)
Poor: 60% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 361st / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
86.4 % 86.8 % +0%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
479 MB/s Faster read speed.
+18%
405 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
433 MB/s +2% 423 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
29.1 MB/s Faster random read.
+10%
26.4 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
76.9 MB/s 85.5 MB/s Faster random write.
+11%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
363 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+21%
300 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
35.9 MB/s 37.2 MB/s +4%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
218 MB/s 324 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+49%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
516 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+18%
439 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
489 MB/s +4% 470 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
34.3 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+14%
30.2 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
107 MB/s 116 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+8%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
404 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+23%
328 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
43.4 MB/s 44.5 MB/s +3%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
259 MB/s 463 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+79%
Market Share
Based on 47,293,204 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 0.04 % Hugely higher market share.
+100%
Value
Value For Money
19.9 % Much better value.
+74%
11.4 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 53 % +4%
Price
Price (score)
$89 Much cheaper.
+56%
$200
Age
Newest
65 Months More recent.
+25%
87 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
367 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+106%
178 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
358 MB/s 362 MB/s +1%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,209 Pts Much stronger server IO.
+31%
920 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
205 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+13%
182 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
334 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+123%
150 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
284 MB/s 287 MB/s +1%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
184 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
+12%
165 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
480GB 512GB
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