SamsungMZ-7KE512BW
CrucialCT500BX100SSD1

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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 26,988 user samples
23,374 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 128% 335GB free
Worst Bench: 69% 214GB free (System drive)
Poor: 69% Great: 128%
SPEED RANK: 140th / 955
3,614 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% 248GB free
Worst Bench: 63% 74GB free (System drive)
Poor: 63% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 192nd / 955
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
104 % Faster effective speed.
+17%
88.4 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
468 MB/s 492 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+5%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
410 MB/s 413 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
33.6 MB/s Much faster random read.
+34%
25 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
92.5 MB/s Faster random write.
+16%
79.7 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
349 MB/s 418 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+20%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
44.9 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+50%
29.9 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
363 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+10%
331 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
515 MB/s 525 MB/s +2%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
487 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+12%
436 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
44.7 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+48%
30.2 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
129 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+16%
111 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
400 MB/s 472 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+18%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
60.7 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+39%
43.8 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
481 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+12%
431 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 7,606,926 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.43 % Hugely higher market share.
+617%
0.06 %
Value
Value For Money
88.9 % Better value.
+20%
74 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
74 % More popular.
+17%
63 %
Price
Price (score)
$238 +1% $240
Age
Newest
48 Months 42 Months Slightly more recent.
+12%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
388 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+42%
274 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
352 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+20%
293 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,277 Pts Stronger server IO.
+29%
993 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
361 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+73%
209 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
335 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+106%
163 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
300 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
+43%
210 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
294 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+279%
77.5 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
512GB 500GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 2018 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

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