Crucial MX500 1TB 3D NAND SATA 2.5

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  | ReadSpeed: Hyper-accurate mass storage read-performance benchmark. rel 1 |
  |  Benchmarked values are in megabytes read per second at five locations.  |
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Driv Size  Drive Identity     Location:    0      25%     50%     75%     100
---- ----- ---------------------------- ------- ------- ------- ------- -------
82  1.0TB CT1000MX500SSD1               450.7   456.0   500.8   534.2   492.8
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                                         543.0   447.3   489.9   538.8   543.0
                                         534.1   462.9   461.1   535.0   534.1
                                         534.1   461.3   483.8   533.3   534.1
                                         534.1   459.6   485.0   534.9   534.1
                                         534.1   476.3   507.6   534.1   534.1
                                         534.1   492.3   483.5   534.1   533.3
                                         534.1   493.8   483.9   534.1   534.9
                                         462.9   489.0   478.2   533.3   534.1
                                         495.4   495.3   513.6   534.9   534.1
                                         479.1   491.3   480.4   534.1   534.1
                                         474.7   511.9   487.5   534.1   534.1
                                         465.3   475.4   510.7   534.1   534.1
                                         452.7   444.7   465.7   534.1   534.1
                                         427.3   460.5   462.6   534.1   533.3
                                         454.4   438.2   467.0   534.1   534.2
                                         447.3   458.9   506.2   534.1   534.9
                                         456.9   449.5   534.1   534.1   534.1
                                         452.4   469.7   523.0   534.1   534.1
                                         441.1   453.8   529.9   534.1   534.1
                                         401.1   457.0   531.9   534.1   534.1
                                         405.4   469.6   533.3   534.1   534.1
                                         371.3   433.4   518.2   534.1   534.2
                                         387.4   459.9   516.1   534.1   534.1
                                         358.8   421.3   522.3   534.1   534.1
                                         366.2   443.2   495.1   534.1   533.3
                                         395.6   439.2   501.3   534.1   534.9
                                         370.4   480.5   514.8   534.1   533.3
                                         431.3   468.4   515.2   534.1   534.9
                                         443.1   459.1   510.3   534.1   534.1
                                         440.9   504.6   504.4   534.1   464.6
                                         451.8   488.2   474.1   534.1   450.8
                                         434.1   471.7   354.2   534.1   455.1
                                         455.0   490.2   409.3   534.1   458.8
                                         441.6   430.5   504.3   533.3   472.1
                                         450.9   493.7   481.7   534.9   445.0
                                         448.4   495.4   508.0   534.1   430.3
                                         435.6   472.1   508.1   534.1   448.7
                                         443.8   448.4   530.1   534.1   534.1
                                         454.1   461.1   534.1   533.3   534.1
                                         448.9   484.9   533.3   535.0   518.9
                                         434.7   494.4   534.9   534.1   510.0
                                         431.2   494.7   534.1   534.1   534.1
                                         438.8   482.8   533.3   533.2   534.2
                                         435.2   473.3   534.9   534.9   534.1
                                         442.3   482.7   534.1   534.1   534.1
                                         430.6   404.1   534.2   534.1   429.3
                                         423.9   485.2   534.1   534.1   445.1
                                         443.4   481.8   534.1   534.1   414.4
                                         433.8   440.6   534.1   534.1   432.8
                                         455.4   440.5   534.1   534.1   440.0
                                         460.6   444.4   534.1   534.1   454.7
                                         485.3   477.4   534.1   534.1   448.7
                                         479.1   429.6   534.1   534.1   442.4
                                         463.3   470.6   534.1   534.1   439.1
                                         461.3   476.2   533.3   534.1   450.8
                                         466.4   465.2   535.0   534.1   447.8
                                         476.6   491.5   534.1   534.1   447.6
                                         459.7   489.3   534.1   534.1   445.8
                                         487.0   451.3   507.6   534.1   441.3
                                         467.0   452.6   478.0   534.1   447.9
                                         468.3   395.0   491.0   534.1   445.3
                                         488.4   321.7   475.4   534.1   454.0
                                         473.5   353.1   421.2   534.1   452.4
                                         484.9   316.9   405.0   534.1   454.0


                  Benchmarked: Thursday, 2020-12-31 at 11:59
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@KB9GXK - Jeff : Interesting. So that end of the drive is pretty stable, except for the VERY end of the drive, where, presumably, something has been stored. And the timing of the front half is generally slower across the regions tested.
 
For comparison, here's my results of the same Crucial disk (a few months old, 60% used space of which most are games):
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Driv Size  Drive Identity     Location:    0      25%     50%     75%     100
---- ----- ---------------------------- ------- ------- ------- ------- -------
 81  1.0TB CT1000MX500SSD1               483.9   435.4   444.4   532.1   532.1
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                                         542.4   455.3   517.8   540.7   542.4
                                         532.0   459.5   507.6   532.0   532.0
                                         532.0   440.1   507.2   531.9   532.0
                                         532.0   444.5   464.2   531.9   532.0
                                         532.0   446.8   491.5   531.9   532.0
                                         532.0   427.4   500.0   531.9   532.0
                                         532.0   434.2   495.3   531.9   532.0
                                         528.8   430.9   476.1   531.9   532.0
                                         512.0   419.9   497.4   531.9   532.0
                                         520.9   418.7   492.5   532.0   532.0
                                         520.8   412.0   466.9   531.9   532.0
                                         502.5   427.6   504.2   532.0   532.0
                                         492.1   430.1   501.4   531.9   532.0
                                         497.1   446.2   490.6   531.9   532.0
                                         499.3   430.7   490.3   532.0   532.0
                                         495.0   443.7   480.9   531.9   532.0
                                         452.1   431.0   450.1   531.9   531.9
                                         483.3   434.2   450.4   531.9   532.0
                                         496.3   481.8   442.0   531.9   532.0
                                         486.0   465.7   445.4   532.0   532.0
                                         504.4   445.5   410.8   531.9   532.0
                                         514.5   457.1   423.3   531.9   532.0
                                         495.3   477.3   438.1   531.9   532.0
                                         501.2   446.9   448.6   532.0   532.0
                                         510.4   443.4   442.4   532.0   532.0
                                         499.9   452.5   437.0   532.0   532.0
                                         506.6   445.2   418.1   531.9   532.0
                                         501.1   427.8   428.2   532.0   532.0
                                         512.3   447.0   446.0   531.9   531.9
                                         500.0   430.1   435.1   532.0   532.0
                                         489.7   428.6   435.7   532.0   532.0
                                         485.1   426.8   438.4   531.9   532.0
                                         480.9   432.8   416.4   531.9   531.9
                                         473.2   424.3   405.6   532.0   532.0
                                         505.0   446.4   430.0   531.9   532.0
                                         532.0   433.7   418.6   532.0   531.9
                                         532.0   409.9   428.5   531.9   532.0
                                         532.0   426.4   463.6   531.9   532.0
                                         498.2   423.1   450.5   531.9   532.0
                                         474.7   434.8   475.7   531.9   531.9
                                         531.9   448.6   448.5   531.9   532.0
                                         532.0   419.0   440.0   531.9   532.0
                                         531.9   422.5   439.2   532.0   532.0
                                         532.0   428.6   437.8   531.9   532.0
                                         480.8   425.5   430.8   531.9   532.0
                                         436.5   469.3   424.2   531.9   532.0
                                         436.5   429.5   442.8   531.9   532.0
                                         433.5   432.5   453.2   532.0   532.0
                                         449.1   438.3   431.8   531.9   532.0
                                         443.0   446.2   387.6   531.9   532.0
                                         440.1   446.7   397.8   531.9   532.0
                                         441.4   450.7   400.5   532.0   532.0
                                         438.1   438.2   406.6   531.9   532.0
                                         431.4   435.2   403.6   532.0   532.0
                                         419.6   436.8   379.5   531.9   532.0
                                         435.6   418.8   392.4   532.0   532.0
                                         419.6   403.2   391.1   531.9   532.0
                                         414.2   409.2   414.3   531.9   532.0
                                         427.7   403.9   419.0   531.9   532.0
                                         436.3   414.3   495.2   531.9   532.0
                                         453.7   409.1   448.9   531.9   532.0
                                         446.8   440.5   459.4   532.0   531.9
                                         446.3   459.8   441.9   531.9   532.0
                                         434.8   440.7   454.6   531.9   532.0

The other SSD in the same computer seems much more consistent (75% used space, disk used for file history):
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 82  256GB LITEONIT LCS-256M6S 2.5 7     520.6   504.3   504.9   507.3   510.0