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Crucial M550 1TB
Crucial MX500 2.5" 500GB
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Crucial M550 1TB
Crucial MX500 2.5" 500GB
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Crucial M550 1TB vs Crucial MX500 2.5" 500GB: 39 facts in comparison

1. sequential read speed

The maximum sequential read speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can read data.
550MB/s
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe M.2 2280 2TB: 3500MB/s
560MB/s

2. AS SSD benchmark result

The AS SSD benchmark measures the general performance of the SSD through a variety of tests. Source: ssdreview.com.
1184
Samsung 840 Evo 750GB: 1203
1198

3. result for importing pictures

This tests the performance of the SSD using PCMark Vantage HDD: Importing Pictures benchmark. Source: ssdreview.com.
242.39MB/s
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB: 349.29MB/s
260.83MB/s

4. sequential write speed

The maximum sequential write speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can write data.
500MB/s
Intel DC P4510 Series 8TB: 3000MB/s
510MB/s

5. random read speed

The maximum random read speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can read data.
95000IOPS
Silicon Power AIC3C0P 800GB: 750000IOPS
95000IOPS

6. maximum random write speed

The maximum random write speed according to the manufacturer. It is one test of how well the drive can write data.
85000IOPS
Intel Optane 905P U.2 480GB: 550000IOPS
90000IOPS

7. internal storage

524GB more internal storage.
1024GB
Intel DC P4510 Series 8TB: 8000GB
500GB

8. sequential write speed

This is one test of how well the drive can write data. Source: ssdreview.com.
431.94MB/s
Samsung PM1643 30.72TB: 1700MB/s
445.22MB/s

9. PCMark Vantage HDD Test Suite score

This is the overall score given to the SSD based on its performance across various PCMark benchmarks. Source: ssdreview.com.
48109
Crucial BX300 240GB: 70238
54591

10. MTBF

MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) is the manufacturer’s estimation of the average time for a device to fail.
1.5million hours
PhotoFast GMonster IDE V4 1.8" 32GB: 10million hours
1.8million hours

11. sequential read speed

This is one test of how well the drive can read data. Source: ssdreview.com.
462.13MB/s
Samsung PM1643 30.72TB: 2100MB/s
506.72MB/s

12. 4K random write speed

This is one test of how well the drive can write data. Source: ssdreview.com.
198.19MB/s
Crucial BX300 120GB: 213.89MB/s
193.73MB/s

13. ATTO Disk Benchmark result

The ATTO Disk Benchmark measures the general performance of the SSD through a variety of tests. Source: ssdreview.com.
387.17MB/s
Crucial BX300 120GB: 434.16MB/s
420.2MB/s

14. thickness

2.5mm thinner.
9.5mm
Intel 600p 128GB: 1.5mm
7mm

15. warranty period

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
3
Crucial MX500 2.5" 1TB: 60
5

16. average read speed

The average speed that data is read from memory. Source: ssdreview.com.
300.15MB/s
Plextor M5M 256GB: 371.98MB/s
359.74MB/s

17. bits of encryption supported

AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) encryption is a widely used method to secure data. There are three levels of encryption (128, 192 and 256) with 256-bit being the strongest.
256
Crucial MX500 2.5" 2TB: 256
256

18. read power consumption

The average amount of power used when reading data from memory. Source: ssdreview.com.
2.84W
Corsair Nova V32 32GB: 0.75W
2.28W

19. result for gaming

This tests the performance of the SSD using PCMark Vantage HDD: Gaming benchmark. Source: ssdreview.com.
252.3MB/s
Samsung 840 Evo 750GB: 342.49MB/s
227.22MB/s

20. average write speed

The average speed that data is written to memory. Source: ssdreview.com.
315.07MB/s
Crucial BX300 120GB: 343.42MB/s
319.48MB/s

21. result for video editing

This tests the performance of the SSD using PCMark Vantage HDD: Video Editing benchmark. Source: ssdreview.com.
188.4MB/s
Crucial MX300 750GB: 345.13MB/s
261.36MB/s

22. time required to boot-up Windows 7

This benchmark tests how quickly the SSD boots up Windows 7 Professional. Source: ssdreview.com.
7.6s
Plextor PX-M5P Series 256GB: 7.4s
7.7s

23. 4K random read speed

This is one test of how well the drive can read data. Source: ssdreview.com.
138.17MB/s
Crucial BX300 120GB: 220.45MB/s
212.77MB/s

24. write access time average

The time needed before the drive can write data. Source: ssdreview.com.
14.6ms
Plextor M5M 256GB: 2.55ms
15.4ms

25. width

0mm narrower.
100mm
Western Digital Blue 1TB M.2 2280: 22mm
100mm

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