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Crucial MX500 2.5" 500GB

Crucial MX500 2.5" 500GB
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Crucial MX500 2.5" 500GB review: specs and price

Crucial MX500 2.5" 500GB
Crucial MX500 2.5" 500GB

Why is Crucial MX500 2.5" 500GB better than the average?

  • AS SSD benchmark result
    1198vs677.19
  • Sequential write speed
    510MB/svs486.18MB/s
  • Result for importing pictures
    260.83MB/svs231.61MB/s
  • Random read speed
    95000IOPSvs82211.27IOPS
  • Maximum random write speed
    90000IOPSvs69589.09IOPS
  • Internal storage
    500GBvs329.02GB
  • PCMark Vantage HDD Test Suite score
    54591vs41400.77
  • Sequential write speed
    445.22MB/svs291.5MB/s

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General info

1.internal storage

500GB

Best

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8000GB

2.MTBF

1.8million hours

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

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PhotoFast GMonster IDE V4 1.8" 32GB

10million hours

3.thickness

7mm

Best

Intel 600p 128GB

1.5mm

4.width

100mm

Best

Western Digital Blue 1TB M.2 2280

22mm

5.bits of encryption supported

256

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.

Best

Crucial MX500 2.5" 2TB

256

6.warranty period

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

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Read speed

1.sequential read speed

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

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

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

4.4K random read speed

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

5.average read speed

359.74MB/s

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

Best

Plextor M5M 256GB

371.98MB/s

6.read access time average

13.27ms

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

Best

Plextor M5M 256GB

1.22ms

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Write speed

1.sequential write speed

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

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

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

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

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

15.4ms

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

Best

Plextor M5M 256GB

2.55ms

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group_power_consumption

1.read power consumption

2.28W

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

Best

Corsair Nova V32 32GB

0.75W

2.average power consumption

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

3.power consumption while idle

0.15W

Best

Crucial MX300 525GB

0.04W

4.write power consumption

3.55W

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

Best

Corsair Nova V32 32GB

0.95W

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Benchmarks

1.AS SSD benchmark result

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

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

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

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.time required to boot-up Windows 7

7.7s

This benchmark tests how quickly the SSD boots up Windows 7 Professional. Source: ssdreview.com.

Best

Plextor PX-M5P Series 256GB

7.4s

6.result for gaming

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

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