PNYSSD7CS1311-480-RB
CrucialCT525MX300SSD1

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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 100,464 user samples
12,040 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 102% 191GB free
Worst Bench: 62% 85GB free (System drive)
Poor: 62% Great: 102%
SPEED RANK: 367th / 1058
88,424 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 98% 157GB free
Worst Bench: 61% 351GB free (System drive)
Poor: 61% Great: 98%
SPEED RANK: 392nd / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
86.3 % +2% 84.7 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
478 MB/s Faster read speed.
+20%
400 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
434 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+9%
399 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
29 MB/s Faster random read.
+20%
24.2 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
76.8 MB/s 84.4 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+10%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
364 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+7%
340 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
35.9 MB/s +3% 34.9 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
219 MB/s 286 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+31%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
516 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+16%
445 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
492 MB/s +2% 480 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
34 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+20%
28.3 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
107 MB/s 115 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+7%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
405 MB/s +4% 388 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
43.1 MB/s +2% 42.3 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
259 MB/s 332 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+28%
Market Share
Based on 44,218,762 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.12 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,100%
Value
Value For Money
19.9 % Hugely better value.
+116%
9.2 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 54 % Slightly more popular.
+6%
Price
Price (score)
$89 Much cheaper.
+66%
$265
Age
Newest
62 Months 60 Months +3%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
367 MB/s +4% 352 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
358 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+9%
327 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,209 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+6%
1,143 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
206 MB/s 330 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+60%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
331 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+11%
298 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
286 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+9%
262 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
186 MB/s 269 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+45%
Capacity
Capacity
480GB 525GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) June 2021 SSD Rankings.

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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