SamsungMZ-7KE512BW
OCZVTR180-25SAT3-480G
$140

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

 $140 

Controller: OCZ Barefoot 3 M00. Flash: Toshiba 19nm (2nd gen) MLC NAND. Release date: Q1 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 23,605 user samples
23,150 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 127% 66GB free
Worst Bench: 72% 327GB free (System drive)
Poor: 72% Great: 127%
SPEED RANK: 142nd / 956
455 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% 423GB free
Worst Bench: 61% 47GB free
Poor: 61% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 187th / 956
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
104 % Faster effective speed.
+15%
90 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
470 MB/s 481 MB/s +2%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
407 MB/s 446 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+10%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
33.8 MB/s Much faster random read.
+41%
24 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
93 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+8%
85.8 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
348 MB/s 444 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+28%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
44.3 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+75%
25.3 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
363 MB/s 408 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+12%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
515 MB/s 520 MB/s +1%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
486 MB/s 500 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
43.9 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+47%
29.9 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
127 MB/s 131 MB/s +3%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
397 MB/s 499 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+26%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
59.8 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+66%
36.1 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
481 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+8%
445 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 7,979,188 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.54 % Insanely higher market share.
+5,300%
0.01 %
Value
Value For Money
86 % 110 % Better value.
+27%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
74 % More popular.
+25%
59 %
Price
Price (score)
$249 $140 Much cheaper.
+44%
Age
Newest
49 Months 41 Months More recent.
+16%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
388 MB/s +5% 371 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
353 MB/s +1% 351 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,274 Pts +4% 1,225 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
360 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+57%
230 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
340 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+67%
204 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
302 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
+36%
222 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
300 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+318%
71.7 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
512GB 480GB
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