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CrucialCT500MX500SSD1
  

Release date ≈ Q1 2019.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 198,113 user samples
9,551 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% 218GB free
Worst Bench: 61% 232GB free
Poor: 61% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 355th / 1058
188,562 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 141GB free
Worst Bench: 81% 420GB free (System drive)
Poor: 81% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 215th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
87.1 % 108 % Faster effective speed.
+24%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
427 MB/s 474 MB/s Faster read speed.
+11%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
337 MB/s 424 MB/s Faster write speed.
+26%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
31.7 MB/s 34.1 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+8%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
81.9 MB/s 85.6 MB/s +5%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
257 MB/s 407 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+58%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
40.6 MB/s 47.3 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+17%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
201 MB/s 407 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+102%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
506 MB/s 515 MB/s +2%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
477 MB/s +0% 475 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
41 MB/s 41.1 MB/s +0%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
112 MB/s 114 MB/s +2%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
357 MB/s 450 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+26%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
53.3 MB/s 58.5 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+10%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
240 MB/s 466 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+94%
Market Share
Based on 47,050,992 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.08 % 0.77 % Hugely higher market share.
+862%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 59 % More popular.
+18%
Age
Newest
31+ Months More recent.
+30%
44+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
388 MB/s 389 MB/s +0%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
329 MB/s 364 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+11%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,227 Pts 1,266 Pts +3%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
266 MB/s 298 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+12%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
338 MB/s 348 MB/s +3%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
263 MB/s 312 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+19%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
212 MB/s 264 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
+25%
Capacity
Capacity
250GB 500GB
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