Sandisk
CrucialCT500MX500SSD1
  

Release date ≈ Q3 2016.

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2258. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC. Release date ≈ Q1 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 194,418 user samples
9,909 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 84% 84GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 47% 10GB free (System drive)
Poor: 47% Great: 84%
SPEED RANK: 743rd / 1058
184,509 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 400GB free
Worst Bench: 79% 34GB free (System drive)
Poor: 79% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 216th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
63.8 % 108 % Much faster effective speed.
+69%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
405 MB/s 471 MB/s Faster read speed.
+16%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
232 MB/s 426 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+84%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
23.1 MB/s 34 MB/s Much faster random read.
+47%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
49.4 MB/s 85.5 MB/s Much faster random write.
+73%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
218 MB/s 408 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
+87%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
28.3 MB/s 47.3 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+67%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
88.7 MB/s 408 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+360%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
479 MB/s 515 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+8%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
335 MB/s 474 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+41%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
35.5 MB/s 41.6 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+17%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
91.8 MB/s 113 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+23%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
323 MB/s 450 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+39%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
43.7 MB/s 58.5 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+34%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
120 MB/s 468 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+290%
Market Share
Based on 47,304,253 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % 0.76 % Insanely higher market share.
+2,433%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 59 % More popular.
+18%
Age
Newest
61+ Months 44+ Months More recent.
+28%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
366 MB/s 390 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
+7%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
269 MB/s 364 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
+35%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,079 Pts 1,268 Pts Stronger server IO.
+18%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
233 MB/s 298 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+28%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
327 MB/s 348 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+6%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
210 MB/s 311 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
+48%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
195 MB/s 255 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+31%
Capacity
Capacity
128GB 500GB
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