SamsungMZ-V7P512BW
SamsungMZ-7KE512BW

Release date ≈ Q2 2018.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 94,287 user samples
48,801 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 394% 419GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 210% 372GB free (System drive)
Poor: 210% Great: 394%
SPEED RANK: 12th / 1018
45,486 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 476GB free
Worst Bench: 70% 213GB free
Poor: 70% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 198th / 1018
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
331 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+223%
103 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2376 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+406%
470 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1946 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+378%
407 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
54.2 MB/s Much faster random read.
+61%
33.7 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
151 MB/s Much faster random write.
+72%
87.9 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1261 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
+259%
351 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
74.7 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+68%
44.5 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
1766 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+392%
359 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2834 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+450%
515 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2214 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+355%
487 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
63.2 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+43%
44.1 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
211 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+69%
125 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1552 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+291%
397 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
89.5 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+53%
58.5 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
2182 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+351%
484 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 23,772,416 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.42 % Hugely higher market share.
+121%
0.19 %
Value
Value For Money
49.2 % Hugely better value.
+330%
11.4 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
65 % 73 % Slightly more popular.
+12%
Price
Price (score)
$170 Much cheaper.
+32%
$249
Age
Newest
22+ Months Much more recent.
+68%
68 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1470 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+280%
387 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1453 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+309%
355 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
4,611 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+262%
1,273 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1504 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+315%
362 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1196 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+255%
337 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
995 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+244%
289 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1073 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+259%
299 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
512GB 512GB
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