SamsungMZ-7TE120BW
CrucialCT128M550SSD1

Controller: Samsung 3 Core MEX. Memory: Samsung 19nm Toggle Mode TLC. Release date: Q3 2013.

Controller: Marvell 88SS9189. Flash Memory: Micron Synchronous 20nm MLC. Release date: Q1 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 111,696 user samples
109,276 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% 54GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 60% 83GB free (System drive)
Poor: 60% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 316th / 1058
2,420 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% 63GB free
Worst Bench: 60% 80GB free (System drive)
Poor: 60% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 382nd / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
90 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+5%
85.5 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
463 MB/s Faster read speed.
+12%
415 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
390 MB/s Faster write speed.
+17%
333 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
38.7 MB/s Much faster random read.
+47%
26.4 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
84 MB/s +2% 82.4 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
310 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+8%
288 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
45.1 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+22%
36.9 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
135 MB/s 257 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+90%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
505 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+8%
468 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
487 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+37%
355 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
45.9 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+46%
31.4 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
113 MB/s 118 MB/s +4%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
388 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+20%
322 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
55.1 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+22%
45.2 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
178 MB/s 351 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+97%
Market Share
Based on 47,282,752 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.14 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,300%
0.01 %
Value
Value For Money
4.24 % 6.69 % Much better value.
+58%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % Slightly more popular.
+6%
51 %
Price
Price (score)
$185 $100 Much cheaper.
+46%
Age
Newest
98 Months 90 Months Slightly more recent.
+8%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
382 MB/s +0% 381 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
362 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+10%
329 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,263 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+7%
1,181 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
180 MB/s 223 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+24%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
323 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+6%
305 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
291 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+9%
268 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
155 MB/s 170 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
+10%
Capacity
Capacity
120GB 128GB
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