SamsungMZ-7KE512BW
CrucialCT500MX500SSD1

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

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2258. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 26,774 user samples
22,902 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 127% 477GB free
Worst Bench: 71% 214GB free (System drive)
Poor: 71% Great: 127%
SPEED RANK: 138th / 955
3,872 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 126% 207GB free
Worst Bench: 77% 465GB free
Poor: 77% Great: 126%
SPEED RANK: 126th / 955
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
104 % 110 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+5%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
468 MB/s 477 MB/s +2%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
406 MB/s 430 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+6%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
34.1 MB/s 34.6 MB/s +1%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
94.3 MB/s +3% 91.6 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
349 MB/s 414 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+19%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
45.2 MB/s 49.3 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+9%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
362 MB/s 407 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+12%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
517 MB/s +0% 515 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
488 MB/s +3% 475 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
44 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+6%
41.5 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
130 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+7%
121 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
402 MB/s 450 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+12%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
60.5 MB/s +0% 60.2 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
481 MB/s +4% 463 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 7,531,298 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.51 % 0.68 % Much higher market share.
+33%
Value
Value For Money
89.4 % 173 % Hugely better value.
+94%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
74 % +3% 72 %
Price
Price (score)
$238 $103 Much cheaper.
+57%
Age
Newest
48 Months 6 Months Hugely more recent.
+88%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
387 MB/s 390 MB/s +1%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
352 MB/s 363 MB/s +3%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,275 Pts +0% 1,275 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
361 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+21%
298 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
337 MB/s 340 MB/s +1%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
297 MB/s 311 MB/s +5%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
295 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
+13%
262 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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