SamsungMZ-7KE512BW
CrucialCT1000MX500SSD1

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

Controller: Silicon Motion SM2258. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC. Release date ≈ Q4 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 49,996 user samples
30,769 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 128% 304GB free
Worst Bench: 76% 368GB free (System drive)
Poor: 76% Great: 128%
SPEED RANK: 179th / 1003
19,227 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 638GB free
Worst Bench: 78% 32GB free (System drive)
Poor: 78% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 167th / 1003
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
106 % 108 % +2%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
472 MB/s 478 MB/s +1%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
411 MB/s 420 MB/s +2%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
33.9 MB/s +2% 33.3 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
94 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+7%
88.2 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
352 MB/s 397 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+13%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
45.1 MB/s 47.4 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+5%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
378 MB/s 410 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+8%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
516 MB/s +0% 514 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
488 MB/s +4% 469 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
44.1 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+10%
40 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
131 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+9%
120 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
400 MB/s 434 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+8%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
59.5 MB/s +1% 58.7 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
486 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+6%
458 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 15,176,163 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.2 % 0.48 % Hugely higher market share.
+140%
Value
Value For Money
94.6 % 278 % Hugely better value.
+194%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
73 % 74 % +1%
Price
Price (score)
$225 $108 Much cheaper.
+52%
Age
Newest
59 Months 17+ Months Much more recent.
+71%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
389 MB/s 389 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
356 MB/s 361 MB/s +1%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,284 Pts +1% 1,266 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
363 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+17%
309 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
351 MB/s 353 MB/s +1%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
303 MB/s 319 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+5%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
312 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
+12%
279 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
512GB 1TB
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