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CrucialCT1000MX500SSD1
  

Release date ≈ Q4 2018.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 160,201 user samples
5,516 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 183% 148GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 91% 8GB free (System drive)
Poor: 91% Great: 183%
SPEED RANK: 151st / 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
142 % Much faster effective speed.
+31%
108 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
905 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+87%
483 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
803 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+87%
429 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
40.2 MB/s Faster random read.
+19%
33.7 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
110 MB/s Faster random write.
+25%
88.3 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
699 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+80%
389 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
52.2 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+10%
47.5 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
335 MB/s 416 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+24%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1191 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+131%
516 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1178 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+147%
477 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
47.4 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+21%
39.1 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
160 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+38%
116 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
991 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+130%
431 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
69.4 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+21%
57.4 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
440 MB/s 472 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+7%
Market Share
Based on 47,050,358 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 0.59 % Insanely higher market share.
+2,850%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 59 % More popular.
+18%
Age
Newest
34+ Months More recent.
+23%
44+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
858 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+121%
388 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
948 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+158%
368 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
2,786 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+120%
1,267 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
731 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+140%
305 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
704 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+110%
335 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
562 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+86%
302 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
566 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+120%
257 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
256GB 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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