SamsungMZ-7KE512BW
CrucialCT2000MX500SSD1

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 ≈ Q1 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 32,858 user samples
31,341 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 127% 144GB free
Worst Bench: 72% 477GB free
Poor: 72% Great: 127%
SPEED RANK: 175th / 992
1,517 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 123% 868GB free
Worst Bench: 82% 969GB free
Poor: 82% Great: 123%
SPEED RANK: 155th / 992
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
103 % 109 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+5%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
468 MB/s 477 MB/s +2%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
409 MB/s 409 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
33 MB/s +1% 32.8 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
90.1 MB/s +1% 89.5 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
349 MB/s 377 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+8%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
44 MB/s 46.7 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+6%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
370 MB/s 421 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+14%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
515 MB/s +0% 514 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
487 MB/s +4% 470 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
43.6 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+10%
39.5 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
129 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+8%
119 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
399 MB/s 421 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+6%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
58.2 MB/s +3% 56.3 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
482 MB/s +4% 464 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 12,953,877 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.26 % Hugely higher market share.
+333%
0.06 %
Value
Value For Money
91.9 % 224 % Hugely better value.
+143%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
74 % Slightly more popular.
+9%
68 %
Price
Price (score)
$227 Cheaper.
+22%
$290
Age
Newest
56 Months 14+ Months Much more recent.
+75%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
388 MB/s 388 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
354 MB/s 360 MB/s +2%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,277 Pts +1% 1,262 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
362 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+21%
299 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
343 MB/s 357 MB/s +4%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
300 MB/s 319 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+6%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
304 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
+11%
273 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
512GB 2TB
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