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 10,075 user samples
8,568 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 85GB free
Worst Bench: 70% 476GB free
Poor: 70% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 50th / 848
1,507 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% 6GB free
Worst Bench: 64% 374GB free
Poor: 64% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 94th / 848
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
99.1 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+13%
87.7 % -13%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
500 MB/s +1% 496 MB/s -1%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
451 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+9%
412 MB/s -9%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
32.1 MB/s Much faster random read.
+31%
24.5 MB/s -31%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
87.5 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+12%
78.2 MB/s -12%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
472 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+6%
445 MB/s -6%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
34.3 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+22%
28.2 MB/s -22%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
528 MB/s +1% 523 MB/s -1%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
503 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+16%
434 MB/s -16%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
42.9 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+40%
30.7 MB/s -40%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
127 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+10%
115 MB/s -10%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
515 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+9%
471 MB/s -9%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
56.1 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+41%
39.8 MB/s -41%
Market Share
Based on 2,359,232 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.9 % Hugely higher market share.
+800%
0.1 % -800%
Value
Value For Money
92.8 % -0% 92.9 % +0%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
67 % Slightly more popular.
+8%
62 % -8%
Price
Price (score)
$212 -17% $176 Cheaper.
+17%
Age
Newest
32 Months -19% 26 Months More recent.
+19%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
379 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+39%
273 MB/s -39%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
344 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+18%
291 MB/s -18%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,254 Pts Stronger server IO.
+26%
994 Pts -26%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
171 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+128%
74.9 MB/s -128%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
196 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+25%
157 MB/s -25%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
225 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+14%
197 MB/s -14%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
93.9 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+83%
51.3 MB/s -83%
Capacity
Capacity
512GB 500GB
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