SamsungMZ-7KE1T0BW
CrucialCT500BX100SSD1

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

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2246EN. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC. Release date: Q1 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 33,343 user samples
21,141 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 124% 253GB free
Worst Bench: 70% 540GB free
Poor: 70% Great: 124%
SPEED RANK: 225th / 1058
12,202 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% 676GB free
Worst Bench: 62% 119GB free (System drive)
Poor: 62% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 307th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
104 % Faster effective speed.
+15%
90.9 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
476 MB/s 477 MB/s +0%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
416 MB/s +5% 398 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
33.2 MB/s Faster random read.
+27%
26.1 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
85.7 MB/s Faster random write.
+12%
76.3 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
366 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+18%
311 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
44.4 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+21%
36.7 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
398 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+12%
355 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
516 MB/s +0% 515 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
487 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+11%
439 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
40.3 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+33%
30.4 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
120 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+11%
108 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
412 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+18%
348 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
55 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+23%
44.8 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
488 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+11%
438 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 45,254,295 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % Much higher market share.
+50%
0.02 %
Value
Value For Money
14.3 % 29.4 % Hugely better value.
+105%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % 54 %
Price
Price (score)
$378 $59 Hugely cheaper.
+84%
Age
Newest
84 Months 78 Months Slightly more recent.
+7%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
388 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+41%
275 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
361 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+20%
302 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,268 Pts Stronger server IO.
+27%
1,001 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
368 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+75%
210 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
338 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+38%
245 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
281 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+12%
251 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
300 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+65%
182 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
1TB 500GB
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