Average Bench: 66.6% (647th of 1011)

Based on 8,985 user benchmarks.  Model: CT480BX500SSD1

Above average average bench

The Crucial BX500 480GB averaged 33.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 274MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Crucial BX500 480GB is 68.8%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Crucial BX500 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 190MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 31MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,985 samples)
Min Avg Max
368 Read 473 515
253 Write 401 463
7.3 Mixed 315 429
57.3 SusWrite 190 449
77.1% 345 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.1 4K Read 27.3 35.8
3.7 4K Write 64.4 116
0.3 4K Mixed 17.4 32.4
97.9% 36.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
67.5 DQ Read 174 261
7.15 DQ Write 274 348
0.36 DQ Mixed 31 51
77.7% 159 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
446GB free
Firmware: M6CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 444 440 428 415 316 79 MB/s
Read 516
Write 411
Mixed 384
SusWrite 354
93% 416 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 27
151% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 181
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 34
86% 177 MB/s
447GB free
Firmware: M6CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 389 444 447 450 449 MB/s
Read 512
Write 456
Mixed 411
SusWrite 429
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 94.4
4K Mixed 26.1
133% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 34.9
87% 177 MB/s
229GB free
Firmware: M6CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 68 7.4 7.2 7.4 332 MB/s
Read 516
Write 461
Mixed 418
SusWrite 148
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 28.6
147% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 231
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 34.4
98% 205 MB/s
395GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 354 353 355 356 357 MB/s
Read 372
Write 360
Mixed 324
SusWrite 355
80% 353 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 84.2
4K Mixed 25.9
118% 45.6 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 33.7
71% 146 MB/s
286GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5 163 289 5.7 7 6.5 MB/s
Read 490
Write 424
Mixed 400
SusWrite 79.3
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 90.3
4K Mixed 25.8
121% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 0.4
72% 170 MB/s
270GB free
Firmware: M6CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 280 7.2 7.6 7.2 7.5 MB/s
Read 449
Write 386
Mixed 362
SusWrite 85.7
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 5.9
4K Mixed 0.4
36% 9.2 MB/s
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Typical BX500 480GB Builds (Compare 18,514 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $71

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $481

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