SamsungMZ-7KE512BW
SamsungMZ-7PD512BW

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

Controller: Samsung 3-core MDX. Flash Memory: Samsung 21nm Toggle Mode MLC. Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 73,436 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
14,916 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 116% 156GB free
Worst Bench: 68% 434GB free (System drive)
Poor: 68% Great: 116%
SPEED RANK: 258th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
103 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+6%
96.6 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
472 MB/s +2% 461 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
406 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+9%
374 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
33.5 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+8%
31 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
87.4 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+8%
80.6 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
350 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+9%
322 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
44.1 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+10%
40.1 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
372 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+8%
346 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
515 MB/s +1% 510 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
486 MB/s +1% 481 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
42.6 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+18%
36.1 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
120 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+6%
113 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
397 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+8%
369 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
56.8 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+15%
49.2 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
486 MB/s +1% 480 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 47,009,226 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.08 % Hugely higher market share.
+300%
0.02 %
Value
Value For Money
12.6 % Much better value.
+67%
7.56 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
56 % More popular.
+12%
50 %
Price
Price (score)
$219 Much cheaper.
+45%
$400
Age
Newest
86 Months Slightly more recent.
+7%
92+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
388 MB/s +1% 386 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
360 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+7%
335 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,272 Pts +4% 1,222 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
365 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+84%
198 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
333 MB/s 338 MB/s +2%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
277 MB/s +5% 265 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
291 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+80%
162 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
512GB 512GB
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