Crucial M500 SSD Benchmark via USB3


This is benchmark of Crucial M500 SSD Benchmark via USB3 isntalled in StarTech external enclosure connected to USB3 Port of

Crucial M500 SSD Specs:

Brand Crucial
Form Factor 2.5-inch internal SSD
Module Size 240GB
Warranty Limited 3-year
Specs Crucial M500 240GB SATA 6Gbps 2.5″ Internal SSD • 500 MB/s Read / 250 MB/s Write
Series M500
Product Line Client SSD
Interface SATA 6.0Gb/s
Device Type Internal Solid State Drive
Country of origin China
Unit Heigth 7.0mm
Form Factor 2.5-inch (7mm)
Compliance CE, FCC, BSMI, C-Tick, VCCI, Kcc, RoHS, China RoHS, WEEE, TUV, UL, SATA-IO
Bullet Features Transformative performance: dramatically faster than a hard drive
Package Content Crucial Box, 2.5-inch (7mm) SSD, 9.5mm adapter bracket

Crucial M500 SSD Photos:

USB3 enclosure Photos:

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Crucial M500 SSD vis USB3 Benchmark:

Benchmark will consist of results obtain by running multiple benchmarking programs. You will be able to find one most trustful for you.
Also this will give us change to aggregate and average the benchmarking results.


Crystal Disk Mark results:

Sequential Read: 170MB/s
Sequential Write: 225MB/s

512Kb Read: 167MB/s
512Kb Write: 224MB/s

4Kb Read: 170MB/s
4Kb Write: 225MB/s

4Kb (QD32)Read: 170MB/s
4Kb (QD32) Write: 225MB/s


ATTO Disk Benchmark results:

Sequential Read: 166MB/s
Sequential Write: 211MB/s
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SSD Benchmark results:

Sequential Read: 162MB/s
Sequential Write: 200MB/s

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AS SSD Benchmark results IOPS

Sequential Read 16Mb: 10.06 IOPS
Sequential Write 16Mb: 12.78 IOPS

Sequential Read 512B: 10114 IOPS
Sequential Write 512B: 11264 IOPS

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AS SSD Benchmark result:

Sequential Read 16Mb: 160.94 Mb/s
Sequential Write 16Mb: 204.43 Mb/s

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AS SSD Benchmark compression results

Crucial M500 SSD vis USB3 Conclusion:

Really surprising and fast performance on USB3, but what even more surprising what Write so much faster that read, typical values around 200Mb/s for Write and around 160Mb/s for Read.

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