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 70,383 user samples
58,520 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 123% 0GB free
Worst Bench: 69% 76GB free (System drive)
Poor: 69% Great: 123%
SPEED RANK: 230th / 1058
11,863 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% 590GB free
Worst Bench: 62% 317GB free (System drive)
Poor: 62% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 309th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
103 % Faster effective speed.
+13%
90.5 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
472 MB/s 476 MB/s +1%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
406 MB/s +3% 395 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
33.5 MB/s Faster random read.
+28%
26.2 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
87.4 MB/s Faster random write.
+15%
75.7 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
350 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+13%
311 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
44.1 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+20%
36.6 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
372 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+6%
352 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
515 MB/s 515 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
486 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+11%
438 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
42.6 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+40%
30.4 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
120 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+9%
110 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
397 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+14%
349 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
56.8 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+26%
45.2 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
486 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+11%
438 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 47,109,442 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.09 % Hugely higher market share.
+350%
0.02 %
Value
Value For Money
12.6 % 29.2 % Hugely better value.
+132%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
56 % +4% 54 %
Price
Price (score)
$219 $59 Much cheaper.
+73%
Age
Newest
86 Months 80 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
360 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+20%
301 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,272 Pts Stronger server IO.
+27%
1,002 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
365 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+74%
210 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
333 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+35%
246 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
277 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+12%
247 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
291 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+59%
183 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
512GB 500GB
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