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Crucial M500 480GB SSD Review - Benchmarks - AIDA64 Random Access Time

Crucial M500 480GB SSD Review

Three down, one to go. Today we look at the final capacity size in the Crucial M500 product family, the 480GB model. (NASDAQ:MU)

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Jul 18, 2013 4:06 pm
TweakTown Rating: 92%      Manufacturer: Crucial

AIDA64 Random Access Time

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.60

Developer Homepage: http://www.aida64.com

Product Homepage: http://www.aida64.com

 

 

AIDA64 offers several different benchmarks for testing and optimizing your system or network. The Random Access test is one of very few if not only that will measure hard drives random access times in hundredths of milliseconds as oppose to tens of milliseconds.

 

Drives with only one or two tests displayed in the write test mean that they have failed the test and their Maximum and possibly their Average Scores were very high after the cache fills. This usually happens only with controllers manufactured by Jmicron.

 

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Access times are why SSDs feel so fast if your computer. The 480GB M500 surprised us because it has highest read access times of any of the Crucial M500 models. I would love to be able to point to a component and tell you that's the reason why, but I can't.

 

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On the other side of the coin, the 480GB model has the best write latency of any of the M500 capacity sizes. The .19 ms reading came from a single spike, the rest of the test was smooth.

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