IntelSSDSC2CW180A3
SamsungMZ-7KE512BW

Controller: LSI SandForce SF2281. Flash Memory: Intel Synchronous 25nm MLC. Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 93,657 user samples
15,900 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% 60GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 54% 72GB free (System drive)
Poor: 54% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 629th / 1058
77,757 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 124% 306GB free
Worst Bench: 74% 332GB free
Poor: 74% Great: 124%
SPEED RANK: 231st / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
71.4 % 104 % Much faster effective speed.
+45%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
335 MB/s 471 MB/s Much faster read speed.
+41%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
198 MB/s 409 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+107%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
29.1 MB/s 33.6 MB/s Faster random read.
+15%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
72.4 MB/s 88.8 MB/s Faster random write.
+23%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
232 MB/s 351 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+51%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
33.2 MB/s 44.7 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+35%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
155 MB/s 370 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+139%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
386 MB/s 514 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
+33%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
230 MB/s 487 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+112%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
38.7 MB/s 42.4 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+10%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
111 MB/s 121 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+9%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
252 MB/s 398 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+58%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
43.7 MB/s 56.7 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+30%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
217 MB/s 488 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+125%
Market Share
Based on 56,071,253 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.04 % 0.08 % Hugely higher market share.
+100%
Value
Value For Money
4.55 % 12.3 % Hugely better value.
+169%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 56 % Slightly more popular.
+10%
Price
Price (score)
$185 Cheaper.
+20%
$230
Age
Newest
102+ Months 95 Months Slightly more recent.
+7%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
300 MB/s 388 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
+29%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
215 MB/s 361 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
+68%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
926 Pts 1,273 Pts Much stronger server IO.
+37%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
233 MB/s 365 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+57%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
271 MB/s 342 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+26%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
192 MB/s 286 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
+49%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
200 MB/s 298 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+49%
Capacity
Capacity
180GB 512GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) June 2022 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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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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