Samsung
CrucialCT1000MX500SSD1
  

Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2258. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC. Release date ≈ Q4 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 161,480 user samples
6,795 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 90% 551GB free
Worst Bench: 50% 151GB free
Poor: 50% Great: 90%
SPEED RANK: 590th / 1058
154,685 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 126% 522GB free
Worst Bench: 82% 114GB free (System drive)
Poor: 82% Great: 126%
SPEED RANK: 212th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
73.2 % 108 % Much faster effective speed.
+48%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
363 MB/s 483 MB/s Much faster read speed.
+33%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
250 MB/s 429 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+72%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.1 MB/s 33.7 MB/s Faster random read.
+29%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
68.2 MB/s 88.3 MB/s Faster random write.
+29%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
176 MB/s 389 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
+121%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
26.6 MB/s 47.5 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+79%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
247 MB/s 416 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+68%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
471 MB/s 516 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+10%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
328 MB/s 477 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+45%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
31.3 MB/s 39.1 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+25%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
97 MB/s 116 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+20%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
207 MB/s 431 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+108%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
32.2 MB/s 57.4 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+78%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
340 MB/s 472 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+39%
Market Share
Based on 46,975,075 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.6 % Insanely higher market share.
+5,900%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 59 % More popular.
+18%
Age
Newest
93+ Months 44+ Months Much more recent.
+53%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
378 MB/s 388 MB/s +3%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
197 MB/s 368 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+87%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,020 Pts 1,267 Pts Stronger server IO.
+24%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
69.5 MB/s 305 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+339%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
302 MB/s 335 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+11%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
161 MB/s 302 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+88%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
69 MB/s 257 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+272%
Capacity
Capacity
500GB 1TB
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