SamsungMZ-7KE512BW
KingstonSA1000M8/480G

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

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Release date ≈ Q2 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 45,568 user samples
40,726 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 127% 438GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 72% 21GB free
Poor: 72% Great: 127%
SPEED RANK: 190th / 1012
4,842 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 161% 145GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 100% 188GB free (System drive)
Poor: 100% Great: 161%
SPEED RANK: 129th / 1012
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
105 % 136 % Much faster effective speed.
+30%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
475 MB/s 702 MB/s Much faster read speed.
+48%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
420 MB/s 785 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+87%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
33.9 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+5%
32.2 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
91.8 MB/s 97.2 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+6%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
357 MB/s 686 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
+92%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
45.3 MB/s +4% 43.7 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
375 MB/s 463 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+23%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
515 MB/s 847 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
+64%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
486 MB/s 984 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+102%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
43.7 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+14%
38.5 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
128 MB/s +2% 126 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
398 MB/s 868 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+118%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
58.4 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+9%
53.8 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
484 MB/s 554 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+14%
Market Share
Based on 19,945,238 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.18 % Hugely higher market share.
+80%
0.1 %
Value
Value For Money
12.4 % 30.1 % Hugely better value.
+143%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
73 % Much more popular.
+40%
52 %
Price
Price (score)
$230 $94 Much cheaper.
+59%
Age
Newest
65 Months 19+ Months Much more recent.
+71%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
388 MB/s 926 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+139%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
358 MB/s 745 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+108%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,280 Pts 2,569 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+101%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
362 MB/s 820 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+127%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
329 MB/s 811 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+147%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
291 MB/s 617 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+112%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
291 MB/s 668 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+130%
Capacity
Capacity
512GB 480GB
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