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 76,295 user samples
45,526 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 124% 199GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 78% 242GB free (System drive)
Poor: 78% Great: 124%
SPEED RANK: 164th / 1003
30,769 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 128% 304GB free
Worst Bench: 76% 368GB free (System drive)
Poor: 76% Great: 128%
SPEED RANK: 179th / 1003
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
109 % +3% 106 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
477 MB/s +1% 472 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
431 MB/s +5% 411 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
33.8 MB/s 33.9 MB/s +0%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
88.6 MB/s 94 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+6%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
414 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+18%
352 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
48 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+6%
45.1 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
411 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+9%
378 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
514 MB/s 516 MB/s +0%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
472 MB/s 488 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
40.4 MB/s 44.1 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+9%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
116 MB/s 131 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+13%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
449 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+12%
400 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
57.9 MB/s 59.5 MB/s +3%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
462 MB/s 486 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+5%
Market Share
Based on 15,175,759 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.21 % Hugely higher market share.
+505%
0.2 %
Value
Value For Money
244 % Hugely better value.
+158%
94.6 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
86 % More popular.
+18%
73 %
Price
Price (score)
$65 Much cheaper.
+71%
$225
Age
Newest
17+ Months Much more recent.
+71%
59 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
390 MB/s +0% 389 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
364 MB/s +2% 356 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1268 Pts 1,284 Pts +1%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
298 MB/s 363 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+22%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
352 MB/s +0% 351 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
323 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+7%
303 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
273 MB/s 312 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
+14%
Capacity
Capacity
500GB 512GB
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