32points

Crucial MX500 2.5" 500GB

59points

Transcend SSD320 256GB

Crucial MX500 2.5" 500GB
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Crucial MX500 2.5" 500GB vs Transcend SSD320 256GB

Crucial MX500 2.5" 500GB
Transcend SSD320 256GB
Crucial MX500 2.5" 500GB
Transcend SSD320 256GB
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59
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Why is Crucial MX500 2.5" 500GB better than Transcend SSD320 256GB?

  • 2.2s faster Windows 7 boot-up time
    7.7svs9.9s
  • 6s faster at applying Photoshop filters
    49.8svs55.8s
  • 18.6s faster at copying 2GB
    6.8svs25.4s
  • 0.38W lower power consumption when idle
    0.15Wvs0.53W
  • 47.7s faster at installing Photoshop CS4
    2.2svs49.9s

Why is Transcend SSD320 256GB better than Crucial MX500 2.5" 500GB?

  • 20MB/s faster maximum sequential write speed
    530MB/svs510MB/s
  • 66.54MB/s higher result for importing pictures
    327.37MB/svs260.83MB/s
  • 6992 higher score for the PCMark Vantage HDD Test Suite
    61583vs54591
  • 22MB/s higher result for gaming
    249.22MB/svs227.22MB/s
  • 0.21W lower read power consumption
    2.07Wvs2.28W
  • 0.14ms shorter read access time average
    13.13msvs13.27ms
  • 8.19MB/s higher result for adding music
    205.5MB/svs197.31MB/s
  • 19.78MB/s higher result for Windows startup
    316.03MB/svs296.25MB/s

Top specs and features

General info

1.internal storage

500GB

256GB

Best

Intel DC P4510 Series 8TB

8000GB

2.thickness

7mm

7mm

Best

Intel 600p 128GB

1.5mm

3.warranty period

5

3

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

4.width

100mm

99.8mm

Best

Western Digital Blue 1TB M.2 2280

22mm

5.temperature under load

39.4°C

32.2°C

The temperature when it is in heavy use.

Best

SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB

2.9°C

6.height

69.85mm

69.8mm

Best

Gigabyte M.2 PCIe 128GB

22mm

Read speed

1.sequential read speed

560MB/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

49000IOPS

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

467.49MB/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

359.74MB/s

288.51MB/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

212.77MB/s

109.53MB/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

13.27ms

13.13ms

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

530MB/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

87000IOPS

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

428.02MB/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

142.42MB/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

285.22MB/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

13.12ms

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

Best

Plextor M5M 256GB

2.55ms

Power

1.read power consumption

2.28W

2.07W

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

1.44W

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

Best

Corsair Nova V32 32GB

0.71W

3.write power consumption

3.55W

1.73W

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

Best

Corsair Nova V32 32GB

0.95W

4.power consumption while idle

0.15W

0.53W

Best

Crucial MX300 525GB

0.04W

Benchmarks

1.AS SSD benchmark result

1198

841

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

327.37MB/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

61583

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

374.03MB/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 video editing

261.36MB/s

256.66MB/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

6.result for gaming

227.22MB/s

249.22MB/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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