CrucialCT500MX500SSD1
SamsungMZ-7KE512BW

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2258. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC. Release date ≈ Q1 2018.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 85,745 user samples
53,490 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 131GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 79% 282GB free (System drive)
Poor: 79% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 175th / 1011
32,255 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 363GB free
Worst Bench: 75% 476GB free
Poor: 75% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 187th / 1011
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
109 % +2% 106 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
478 MB/s +1% 475 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
430 MB/s +3% 418 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
34.4 MB/s +1% 34 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
88.5 MB/s 94.2 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+6%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
414 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+17%
355 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
48.3 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+6%
45.6 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
410 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+7%
382 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
515 MB/s 517 MB/s +0%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
475 MB/s 490 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
40.8 MB/s 42.3 MB/s +4%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
116 MB/s 127 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+9%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
450 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+12%
402 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
58.7 MB/s +3% 56.9 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
466 MB/s 487 MB/s +5%
Market Share
Based on 16,937,406 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.09 % Hugely higher market share.
+445%
0.2 %
Value
Value For Money
32.6 % Hugely better value.
+176%
11.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
87 % More popular.
+19%
73 %
Price
Price (score)
$65 Much cheaper.
+74%
$249
Age
Newest
19+ Months Much more recent.
+69%
61 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
389 MB/s +0% 388 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
364 MB/s +1% 359 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,268 Pts 1,278 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
334 MB/s 337 MB/s +1%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
308 MB/s +3% 299 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
260 MB/s 300 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
+15%
Capacity
Capacity
500GB 512GB
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