Crucial MX500 1TB and 500GB SSD Review – A Must Have SSD?

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Crucial MX500 SSD PCMark 8 Storage and ezIOmeter Benchmark Results

The PCMark 8 Storage benchmark tests the performance of SSDs, HDDs and hybrid drives with traces recorded from Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office and a selection of popular games. It can test the system drive or any other recognized storage device, including local external drives. Unlike synthetic storage tests, the PCMark 8 Storage benchmark highlights real-world performance differences between storage devices. In addition, I have also added screenshots from the ezIOmeter benchmark results that I got.

(1TB left, 500GB right)
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In this test, we see the Crucial MX500 performing very well overall, and most likely reflects its real world performance thanks to the various checks and tests of the PCMark 8 Storage test. You’ve seen the results and the numbers speaks for themselves. Let’s proceed to the next page and wrap up things up.

Crucial MX500 SSD Series latest pricing and availability:
For US: available at, B&H Photo and here
For UK: available at Amazon UK here
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