SamsungMZ-7PD512BW
SamsungMZ-7KE512BW

Controller: Samsung 3-core MDX. Flash Memory: Samsung 21nm Toggle Mode 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 73,436 user samples
14,916 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 116% 156GB free
Worst Bench: 68% 434GB free (System drive)
Poor: 68% Great: 116%
SPEED RANK: 258th / 1058
58,520 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 123% 0GB free
Worst Bench: 69% 76GB free (System drive)
Poor: 69% Great: 123%
SPEED RANK: 230th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
96.6 % 103 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+6%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
461 MB/s 472 MB/s +2%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
374 MB/s 406 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+9%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
31 MB/s 33.5 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+8%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
80.6 MB/s 87.4 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+8%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
322 MB/s 350 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+9%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
40.1 MB/s 44.1 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+10%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
346 MB/s 372 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+8%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
510 MB/s 515 MB/s +1%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
481 MB/s 486 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
36.1 MB/s 42.6 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+18%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
113 MB/s 120 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+6%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
369 MB/s 397 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+8%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
49.2 MB/s 56.8 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+15%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
480 MB/s 486 MB/s +1%
Market Share
Based on 47,007,806 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 0.08 % Hugely higher market share.
+300%
Value
Value For Money
7.56 % 12.6 % Much better value.
+67%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 56 % More popular.
+12%
Price
Price (score)
$400 $219 Much cheaper.
+45%
Age
Newest
92+ Months 86 Months Slightly more recent.
+7%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
386 MB/s 388 MB/s +1%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
335 MB/s 360 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+7%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,222 Pts 1,272 Pts +4%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
198 MB/s 365 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+84%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
338 MB/s +2% 333 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
265 MB/s 277 MB/s +5%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
162 MB/s 291 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+80%
Capacity
Capacity
512GB 512GB
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