SamsungMZ-7KE512BW
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 28,563 user samples
24,808 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 127% 373GB free
Worst Bench: 68% 345GB free (System drive)
Poor: 68% Great: 127%
SPEED RANK: 153rd / 964
3,755 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% 239GB free
Worst Bench: 64% 288GB free (System drive)
Poor: 64% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 192nd / 964
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
103 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+12%
91.7 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
470 MB/s 474 MB/s +1%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
403 MB/s 403 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
33.3 MB/s Faster random read.
+27%
26.2 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
90.7 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+8%
84.3 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
347 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+13%
307 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
44.3 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+18%
37.4 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
353 MB/s +4% 339 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
514 MB/s 515 MB/s +0%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
486 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+11%
439 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
43.7 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+41%
31 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
125 MB/s +4% 120 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
396 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+14%
347 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
59.1 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+27%
46.5 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
482 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+11%
436 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 9,549,794 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.31 % Hugely higher market share.
+417%
0.06 %
Value
Value For Money
113 % Much better value.
+48%
76.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
72 % Slightly more popular.
+12%
64 %
Price
Price (score)
$170 Cheaper.
+29%
$240
Age
Newest
52 Months 46 Months Slightly more recent.
+12%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
388 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+41%
276 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
351 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+18%
297 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,270 Pts Stronger server IO.
+26%
1,010 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
362 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+72%
210 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
343 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+38%
248 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
302 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+16%
260 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
303 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+67%
181 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
512GB 500GB
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