SamsungMZ-7KE512BW
CrucialCT500BX100SSD1

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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 47,955 user samples
41,330 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 126% 328GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 76% 152GB free (System drive)
Poor: 76% Great: 126%
SPEED RANK: 181st / 1011
6,625 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% 436GB free
Worst Bench: 57% 49GB free
Poor: 57% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 295th / 1011
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
106 % Faster effective speed.
+20%
88 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
477 MB/s +2% 467 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
412 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+5%
392 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
34.2 MB/s Much faster random read.
+36%
25.1 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
93.9 MB/s Faster random write.
+24%
75.8 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
354 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+20%
296 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
46 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+29%
35.7 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
373 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+11%
336 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
515 MB/s +0% 513 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
487 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+11%
438 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
43.4 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+42%
30.6 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
127 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+10%
115 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
399 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+15%
346 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
58.7 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+28%
46 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
486 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+12%
434 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 19,133,448 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.23 % Hugely higher market share.
+475%
0.04 %
Value
Value For Money
11.8 % Better value.
+15%
10.2 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
73 % Slightly more popular.
+14%
64 %
Price
Price (score)
$249 $230 Slightly cheaper.
+8%
Age
Newest
64 Months 58 Months Slightly more recent.
+9%
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
359 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+20%
300 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,279 Pts Stronger server IO.
+27%
1,006 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
361 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+72%
210 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
340 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+43%
238 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
301 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+21%
248 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
308 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+73%
178 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
512GB 500GB
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