WDWDS500G2B0B
KingstonSA1000M8/480G

Release date ≈ Q3 2017.

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Release date ≈ Q2 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 15,671 user samples
10,895 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 119% 394GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 71% 27GB free (System drive)
Poor: 71% Great: 119%
SPEED RANK: 211th / 1016
4,776 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 161% 169GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 95% 384GB free (System drive)
Poor: 95% Great: 161%
SPEED RANK: 134th / 1016
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
99.4 % 135 % Much faster effective speed.
+36%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
472 MB/s 699 MB/s Much faster read speed.
+48%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
415 MB/s 780 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+88%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
32.6 MB/s +1% 32.3 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
83.1 MB/s 95.6 MB/s Faster random write.
+15%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
285 MB/s 686 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
+141%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
41.3 MB/s 43.9 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+6%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
356 MB/s 459 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+29%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
512 MB/s 851 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
+66%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
483 MB/s 985 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+104%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
40.7 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+5%
38.6 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
121 MB/s 126 MB/s +4%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
389 MB/s 869 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+123%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
54.3 MB/s +1% 53.7 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
410 MB/s 554 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+35%
Market Share
Based on 21,411,687 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.09 % Much higher market share.
+50%
0.06 %
Value
Value For Money
29.9 % 29.9 % +0%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 52 % +2%
Price
Price (score)
$65 Much cheaper.
+31%
$94
Age
Newest
29+ Months 20+ Months Much more recent.
+31%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
380 MB/s 926 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+144%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
335 MB/s 745 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+122%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,231 Pts 2,570 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+109%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
287 MB/s 821 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+186%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
326 MB/s 815 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+150%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
283 MB/s 619 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+119%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
241 MB/s 665 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+176%
Capacity
Capacity
500GB 480GB
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