TEST: Crucial MX500 1TB SATA SSD

Here you can find a detailed performance and benchmark test of the SATA SSD MX500 with 1TB (CT1000MX500SSD1) from Crucial.
Score
793
Price/GB
0,08 €


Technical data
Image MX500
Manufacturer Crucial
Model number CT1000MX500SSD1
Storage capacity 1024 GB (931 GiB)
pSLC-Cache 30 GB approx.
Read speed 560 MB/s
Write speed 510 MB/s
Interface SATA 6 Gbps
Connection 2.5"
Memory module (NAND) TLC
TBW (Total Bytes Written) 360 Terabyte
Controller Silicon Motion SM2259
Price ca. 79 USD (= 0,08 $ / GB)
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Compared to the top performer*
Read speed
97 %
Write speed
97 %

*) Test result evaluated according to AS SSD Score within the same size.

AS SSD Benchmark

Standard performance test

The standard test was performed with a 1 GB file. A total score of 793 points was achieved.

AS SSD TEST: Crucial MX500 1TB

AS SSD Read: Write:
Seq
in megabytes per second
500,36 MB/s
442,15 MB/s
4K
in megabytes per second
40,70 MB/s
84,82 MB/s
4K-64Thrd
in megabytes per second
219,84 MB/s
180,31 MB/s
Access time
in milliseconds
0,048 ms
0,042 ms
Score
311
309
Total score
793

Copy Performance Test

A common everyday situation is simulated here. Three test folders are created:

  • ISO (folder with two large files)
  • Program (folder with many small files)
  • Game (folder with small and large files)

The three folders are copied using the Windows Copy command (the cache remains enabled). The practical test of March 12, 2024 shows the performance for simultaneous write and read operations. The lower the duration, the better the performance.

AS SSD TEST: Crucial MX500 1TB
AS SSD Copy-Benchmark Transfer rate: Duration:
ISO
two large files
2438,85 MB/s
0,44 s
Program
many small files
735,30 MB/s
1,91 s
Game
small and large files
1743,19 MB/s
0,79 s

Compression Performance Test

Here, the writing and reading speed of the the Crucial SATA SSDSSD is measured depending on the compressibility of the data (according to the manufacturer, these should be 560MB/s and 510MB/s respectively).

AS SSD TEST: Crucial MX500 1TB

CrystalDiskMark Benchmark

Here, two sequential and two random performance tests are performed, similar to the ones performed on the AS SSD.

CrystalDiskMark Benchmark TEST: Crucial MX500 1TB
CDM Read [MB/s] Write [MB/s]
SEQ1M
Q8T1
534,49
469,30
SEQ1M
Q1T1
470,88
453,66
RND4K
Q32T16
234,28
192,25
RND4K
Q1T1
42,93
90,58

Input/Output operations per second

CDM Read [IOPS] Write [IOPS]
SEQ1M
Q8T1
509,70
447,60
SEQ1M
Q1T1
449,10
432,60
RND4K
Q32T16
57.197,30
46.934,80
RND4K
Q1T1
10.481,00
22.114,00

Average latency

CDM Read [µs] Write [µs]
SEQ1M
Q8T1
15.665,00
17.811,50
SEQ1M
Q1T1
2.225,77
2.309,87
RND4K
Q32T16
8.935,38
10.889,50
RND4K
Q1T1
95,29
45,10

HD Tune Pro Benchmark

HD Tune writes a 1 GB file to the Crucial SATA SSD. The transfer data of the read speed is displayed graphically. The minimum, maximum and average values are also determined. The determined access time and burst rate are also displayed.

HD Tune TEST: Crucial MX500 1TB

ATTO Disk Benchmark

Here, a 256 MB file is written several times to the Crucial SATA SSD . The I/O block size varies (from 512 bytes to 64 megabytes). The larger the blocks, the faster they can be written and read.

ATTO Disk Benchmark TEST: Crucial MX500 1TB


Information about the test system can be found at the bottom of the home page.
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