69points

Crucial BX300 480GB

34points

Crucial MX500 2.5" 500GB

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Crucial BX300 480GB vs Crucial MX500 2.5" 500GB

Crucial BX300 480GB
Crucial MX500 2.5" 500GB
Crucial BX300 480GB
Crucial MX500 2.5" 500GB
69
points
34
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Why is Crucial BX300 480GB better than Crucial MX500 2.5" 500GB?

  • 0.08W lower read power consumption
    2.2Wvs2.28W
  • 0.02ms shorter read access time average
    13.25msvs13.27ms
  • 0.5s faster at applying Photoshop filters
    49.3svs49.8s
  • 0.04W lower power consumption when idle
    0.11Wvs0.15W
  • 1.3W lower write power consumption
    2.25Wvs3.55W
  • 0.47W lower average power consumption
    1.52Wvs1.99W
  • 1.16ms shorter write access time average
    14.24msvs15.4ms
  • 4.5°C lower temperature under load
    34.9°Cvs39.4°C

Why is Crucial MX500 2.5" 500GB better than Crucial BX300 480GB?

  • 5MB/s faster sequential read speed
    560MB/svs555MB/s
  • 12 higher AS SSD benchmark result
    1198vs1186
  • 20GB more internal storage
    500GBvs480GB
  • 0.9s faster Windows 7 boot-up time
    7.7svs8.6s
  • 2 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    5vs3
  • 0.3million hours longer MTBF
    1.8million hoursvs1.5million hours
  • 43.9s faster at installing Photoshop CS4
    2.2svs46.1s
  • 2.03MB/s higher result for Windows Media Center
    351.45MB/svs349.42MB/s

Top specs and features

General info

1.internal storage

480GB

500GB

Best

Intel DC P4510 Series 8TB

8000GB

2.thickness

7mm

7mm

Best

Intel 600p 128GB

1.5mm

3.MTBF

1.5million hours

1.8million hours

MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) is the manufacturer’s estimation of the average time for a device to fail.

Best

PhotoFast GMonster IDE V4 1.8" 32GB

10million hours

4.warranty period

3

5

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Crucial MX500 2.5" 1TB

60

5.temperature under load

34.9°C

39.4°C

The temperature when it is in heavy use.

Best

SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB

2.9°C

Read speed

1.sequential read speed

555MB/s

560MB/s

The maximum sequential read speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can read data.

Best

Samsung 970 Evo NVMe M.2 2280 2TB

3500MB/s

2.random read speed

95000IOPS

95000IOPS

The maximum random read speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can read data.

Best

Silicon Power AIC3C0P 800GB

750000IOPS

3.sequential read speed

510.14MB/s

506.72MB/s

This is one test of how well the drive can read data. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Samsung PM1643 30.72TB

2100MB/s

4.average read speed

365.3MB/s

359.74MB/s

The average speed that data is read from memory. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Plextor M5M 256GB

371.98MB/s

5.4K random read speed

220.45MB/s

212.77MB/s

This is one test of how well the drive can read data. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Crucial BX300 120GB

220.45MB/s

6.read access time average

13.25ms

13.27ms

The time needed before the drive can access data. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Plextor M5M 256GB

1.22ms

Write speed

1.sequential write speed

510MB/s

510MB/s

The maximum sequential write speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can write data.

Best

Intel DC P4510 Series 8TB

3000MB/s

2.maximum random write speed

90000IOPS

90000IOPS

The maximum random write speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can write data.

Best

Intel Optane 905P U.2 480GB

550000IOPS

3.sequential write speed

472.95MB/s

445.22MB/s

This is one test of how well the drive can write data. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Samsung PM1643 30.72TB

1700MB/s

4.4K random write speed

213.89MB/s

193.73MB/s

This is one test of how well the drive can write data. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Crucial BX300 120GB

213.89MB/s

5.average write speed

343.42MB/s

319.48MB/s

The average speed that data is written to memory. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Crucial BX300 120GB

343.42MB/s

6.write access time average

14.24ms

15.4ms

The time needed before the drive can write data. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Plextor M5M 256GB

2.55ms

group_power_consumption

1.read power consumption

2.2W

2.28W

The average amount of power used when reading data from memory. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Corsair Nova V32 32GB

0.75W

2.power consumption while idle

0.11W

0.15W

Best

Crucial MX300 525GB

0.04W

3.write power consumption

2.25W

3.55W

The average amount of power used when writing data to memory. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Corsair Nova V32 32GB

0.95W

4.average power consumption

1.52W

1.99W

The average amount of power consumption based on usage when idle, reading data and writing data.

Best

Corsair Nova V32 32GB

0.71W

Benchmarks

1.AS SSD benchmark result

1186

1198

The AS SSD benchmark measures the general performance of the SSD through a variety of tests. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Samsung 840 Evo 750GB

1203

2.result for importing pictures

285.33MB/s

260.83MB/s

This tests the performance of the SSD using PCMark Vantage HDD: Importing Pictures benchmark. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Samsung 840 Evo 500GB

349.29MB/s

3.PCMark Vantage HDD Test Suite score

65974

54591

This is the overall score given to the SSD based on its performance across various PCMark benchmarks. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Crucial BX300 240GB

70238

4.ATTO Disk Benchmark result

434.16MB/s

420.2MB/s

The ATTO Disk Benchmark measures the general performance of the SSD through a variety of tests. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Crucial BX300 120GB

434.16MB/s

5.result for gaming

281.74MB/s

227.22MB/s

This tests the performance of the SSD using PCMark Vantage HDD: Gaming benchmark. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Samsung 840 Evo 750GB

342.49MB/s

6.result for video editing

328.3MB/s

261.36MB/s

This tests the performance of the SSD using PCMark Vantage HDD: Video Editing benchmark. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Crucial MX300 750GB

345.13MB/s

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