SamsungMZ-V7E1T0BW
CrucialCT1000MX500SSD1

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 246,691 user samples
153,665 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 361% 582GB free
Worst Bench: 223% 428GB free
Poor: 223% Great: 361%
SPEED RANK: 20th / 1040
93,026 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 674GB free
Worst Bench: 79% 526GB free (System drive)
Poor: 79% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 202nd / 1040
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
306 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+184%
107 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2294 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+377%
481 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
2080 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+395%
420 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
60.7 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
+80%
33.7 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
143 MB/s Much faster random write.
+66%
86.1 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1532 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
+296%
387 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
81 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+73%
46.8 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
1312 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+216%
415 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2603 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+405%
515 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2432 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+413%
474 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
69.6 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+76%
39.6 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
198 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+69%
117 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1812 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+320%
431 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
98.9 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+72%
57.5 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
1573 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+239%
464 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 34,680,189 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.96 % Hugely higher market share.
+202%
0.65 %
Value
Value For Money
91.8 % Hugely better value.
+142%
37.9 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
63 % 80 % More popular.
+27%
Price
Price (score)
$130 $105 Cheaper.
+19%
Age
Newest
30+ Months More recent.
+14%
35+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1621 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+318%
388 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1392 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+278%
368 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
4,786 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+277%
1,269 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1463 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+378%
306 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1239 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+268%
337 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
992 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+235%
296 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1089 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+322%
258 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
1TB 1TB
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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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Intel Core i5-9600K $190Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $34
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Intel Core i5-10600K $260Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $190Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $44
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