CrucialCT500MX500SSD1
SamsungMZ-7KE512BW

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2258. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC. Release date ≈ Q1 2018.

Controller: Samsung Triple Core MEX. Memory: Samsung 40nm MLC V-NAND. Release date: Q3 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 31,177 user samples
7,336 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 107GB free
Worst Bench: 74% 438GB free (System drive)
Poor: 74% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 131st / 956
23,841 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 126% 151GB free
Worst Bench: 68% 148GB free (System drive)
Poor: 68% Great: 126%
SPEED RANK: 145th / 956
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
109 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+5%
103 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
476 MB/s +2% 467 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
426 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+8%
396 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
34.4 MB/s +1% 33.9 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
89.7 MB/s 93.9 MB/s +5%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
410 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+20%
343 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
48.6 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+8%
45 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
405 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+15%
353 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
514 MB/s 515 MB/s +0%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
473 MB/s 487 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
41.6 MB/s 43.8 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+5%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
121 MB/s 129 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+7%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
447 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+14%
393 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
59.8 MB/s 60.4 MB/s +1%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
456 MB/s 480 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+5%
Market Share
Based on 8,569,795 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.77 % Hugely higher market share.
+141%
0.32 %
Value
Value For Money
190 % Hugely better value.
+122%
85.7 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
75 % +1% 74 %
Price
Price (score)
$90 Much cheaper.
+64%
$249
Age
Newest
8+ Months Hugely more recent.
+84%
50 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
388 MB/s +0% 387 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
363 MB/s +3% 353 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,272 Pts 1,275 Pts +0%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
298 MB/s 360 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+21%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
340 MB/s +1% 338 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
313 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+7%
293 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
265 MB/s 294 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
+11%
Capacity
Capacity
500GB 512GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2018 SSD Rankings.

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