SamsungMZ-7KE128BW
CrucialCT960M500SSD1

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

Controller: Marvell 88SS9187. Flash Memory: Micron Synchronous 20nm MLC. Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 20,575 user samples
16,671 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 119% 119GB free
Worst Bench: 70% 40GB free (System drive)
Poor: 70% Great: 119%
SPEED RANK: 242nd / 1058
3,904 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% 637GB free
Worst Bench: 58% 396GB free
Poor: 58% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 443rd / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
98.9 % Faster effective speed.
+21%
81.8 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
472 MB/s Faster read speed.
+17%
403 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
399 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+6%
378 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
32.3 MB/s Much faster random read.
+49%
21.7 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
88.5 MB/s Faster random write.
+20%
73.6 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
300 MB/s 303 MB/s +1%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
39.9 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+33%
30 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
343 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+8%
319 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
517 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+19%
435 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
481 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+14%
421 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
37.7 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+44%
26.2 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
119 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+7%
111 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
357 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+9%
328 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
47.3 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+25%
37.9 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
476 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+15%
415 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 47,042,153 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
0 %
Value
Value For Money
6.11 % 12.7 % Hugely better value.
+108%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % Slightly more popular.
+8%
50 %
Price
Price (score)
$137 Much cheaper.
+54%
$300
Age
Newest
86 Months Slightly more recent.
+7%
92+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
389 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
+17%
332 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
361 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+8%
334 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,263 Pts Stronger server IO.
+15%
1,102 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
332 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+78%
187 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
340 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+18%
288 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
286 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+7%
268 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
272 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+64%
166 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
128GB 960GB
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