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SamsungMZ-7KE512BW
  

Release date ≈ Q1 2019.

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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 41,716 user samples
3,460 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 121% 930GB free
Worst Bench: 71% 45GB free
Poor: 71% Great: 121%
SPEED RANK: 199th / 1011
38,256 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 126% 426GB free
Worst Bench: 74% 148GB free (System drive)
Poor: 74% Great: 126%
SPEED RANK: 193rd / 1011
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
103 % 104 % +2%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
438 MB/s 474 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+8%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
419 MB/s +3% 408 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
33 MB/s 33.7 MB/s +2%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
87.3 MB/s 92 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+5%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
337 MB/s 351 MB/s +4%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
42.1 MB/s 45 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+7%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
412 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+11%
372 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
503 MB/s 515 MB/s +2%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
486 MB/s +0% 485 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
41.8 MB/s 42.7 MB/s +2%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
120 MB/s 125 MB/s +4%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
403 MB/s +1% 398 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
54.2 MB/s 58 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+7%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
476 MB/s 484 MB/s +2%
Market Share
Based on 18,563,680 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.11 % 0.18 % Much higher market share.
+64%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 73 % Much more popular.
+46%
Age
Newest
8+ Months Hugely more recent.
+87%
63 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
385 MB/s 387 MB/s +1%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
333 MB/s 353 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+6%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,237 Pts 1,268 Pts +2%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
256 MB/s 362 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+41%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
329 MB/s 336 MB/s +2%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
278 MB/s 291 MB/s +5%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
220 MB/s 296 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+35%
Capacity
Capacity
1TB 512GB
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Intel Core i7-9700K $350Nvidia RTX 2060 $344Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
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