CrucialCT500BX100SSD1
SamsungMZ-7KE512BW

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2246EN. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC.

Controller: Samsung Triple Core MEX. Memory: Samsung 40nm MLC V-NAND

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 13,928 user samples
2,023 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% 110GB free
Worst Bench: 65% 255GB free
Poor: 65% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 87th / 853
11,905 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 122% 477GB free
Worst Bench: 70% 58GB free
Poor: 70% Great: 122%
SPEED RANK: 56th / 853
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
89.1 % -12% 99.4 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+12%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
497 MB/s -2% 506 MB/s +2%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
413 MB/s -7% 442 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+7%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
25.5 MB/s -27% 32.3 MB/s Faster random read.
+27%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
79.8 MB/s -11% 88.7 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+11%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
446 MB/s -4% 465 MB/s +4%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
28.9 MB/s -19% 34.4 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+19%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
525 MB/s -1% 529 MB/s +1%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
435 MB/s -15% 502 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+15%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
31.1 MB/s -31% 40.6 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+31%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
116 MB/s -9% 127 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+9%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
472 MB/s -9% 515 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+9%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
40.1 MB/s -29% 51.6 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+29%
Market Share
Based on 3,087,090 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.13 % -569% 0.87 % Hugely higher market share.
+569%
Value
Value For Money
96.6 % -2% 99 % +2%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
63 % -13% 71 % Slightly more popular.
+13%
Price
Price (score)
$170 Slightly cheaper.
+13%
$195 -13%
Age
Newest
29 Months More recent.
+17%
35 Months -17%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
274 MB/s -39% 381 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+39%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
291 MB/s -18% 343 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+18%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
998 Pts -25% 1,251 Pts Stronger server IO.
+25%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
74.5 MB/s -128% 170 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+128%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
162 MB/s -27% 205 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+27%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
204 MB/s -11% 227 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+11%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
51.8 MB/s -87% 97 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+87%
Capacity
Capacity
500GB 512GB
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Intel Core i7-7700K $309Nvidia GTX 1070 $390Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $278AMD RX 480 $608Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $130
Intel Core i5-7600K $225Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $239Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $160
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