SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of 730 vs M500

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

4K Random Read, 4K Random Read Access Time and 512K Sequential Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

4K Random Write, 4K Random Write Access Time and 512K Sequential Write

real world benchmarks

How well the drive performs common tasks

Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

PCMark Vantage and AS SSD Score

No winner declared

Too close to call

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel 730

Reasons to consider the
Intel 730

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Significantly faster 4k random write 150.79 MB/s vs 66.2 MB/s More than 2.2x faster 4k random write
Significantly faster 4k random read 326.62 MB/s vs 126.46 MB/s More than 2.5x faster 4k random read
Higher PCMark vantage score 30,253 pts vs 24,678 pts Around 25% higher PCMark vantage score
Significantly lower 4k random read access time 0.76 ms vs 1.98 ms 2.6x lower 4k random read access time
Significantly lower 4k random write access time 1.66 ms vs 3.78 ms 2.3x lower 4k random write access time
Faster 512K sequential write 468.59 MB/s vs 413.32 MB/s Around 15% faster 512K sequential write
Faster photoshop lens filter 53.6 s vs 57.4 s More than 5% faster photoshop lens filter
Faster AS SSD ISO copy 409 MB/s vs 306.5 MB/s Around 35% faster AS SSD ISO copy
Front view of Crucial M500

Reasons to consider the
Crucial M500

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Significantly higher capacity 960 GB vs 480 GB 2x higher capacity
Significantly more capacity per dollar 3.2 GB/$ vs 1.85 GB/$ Around 75% more capacity per dollar

Benchmarks Real world tests of Intel 730 vs Crucial M500

4K Random Read

Intel 730
326.62 MB/s
Crucial M500
126.46 MB/s

4K Random Write

Intel 730
150.79 MB/s
Crucial M500
66.2 MB/s

4K Random Read Access Time

Intel 730
1.66 ms
Crucial M500
3.78 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

Intel 730
0.76 ms
Crucial M500
1.98 ms

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