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SamsungMZ-7KE512BW
  

Release date ≈ Q4 2018.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 78,040 user samples
20,227 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 118% 268GB free
Worst Bench: 68% 219GB free (System drive)
Poor: 68% Great: 118%
SPEED RANK: 256th / 1058
57,813 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 123% 477GB free
Worst Bench: 76% 189GB free
Poor: 76% Great: 123%
SPEED RANK: 230th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
96.5 % 104 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
456 MB/s 478 MB/s +5%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
396 MB/s 408 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
31.5 MB/s 33.8 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+7%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
78.8 MB/s 87.9 MB/s Faster random write.
+12%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
286 MB/s 353 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+23%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
40 MB/s 44.4 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+11%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
345 MB/s 371 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+8%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
512 MB/s 515 MB/s +1%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
483 MB/s 487 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
40.4 MB/s 42.1 MB/s +4%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
114 MB/s 119 MB/s +4%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
394 MB/s 401 MB/s +2%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
53.6 MB/s 55.5 MB/s +4%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
428 MB/s 488 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+14%
Market Share
Based on 45,279,060 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.08 % 0.09 % Higher market share.
+13%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 56 % More popular.
+12%
Age
Newest
31+ Months Much more recent.
+63%
84 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
379 MB/s 389 MB/s +3%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
338 MB/s 359 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+6%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,225 Pts 1,270 Pts +4%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
288 MB/s 364 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+26%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
334 MB/s 344 MB/s +3%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
282 MB/s 285 MB/s +1%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
236 MB/s 302 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
+28%
Capacity
Capacity
500GB 512GB
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