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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 93,679 user samples
24,830 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 119% 466GB free
Worst Bench: 72% 254GB free (System drive)
Poor: 72% Great: 119%
SPEED RANK: 263rd / 1074
68,849 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 124% 397GB free
Worst Bench: 71% 267GB free (System drive)
Poor: 71% Great: 124%
SPEED RANK: 251st / 1074
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
98.5 % 102 % +3%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
455 MB/s 465 MB/s +2%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
397 MB/s 408 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
32.5 MB/s 33.1 MB/s +2%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
83.5 MB/s 86.9 MB/s +4%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
289 MB/s 349 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+21%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
40.5 MB/s 43.7 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+8%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
351 MB/s 364 MB/s +4%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
513 MB/s 515 MB/s +0%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
485 MB/s 486 MB/s +0%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
40.6 MB/s 42.7 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+5%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
118 MB/s 122 MB/s +3%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
397 MB/s 399 MB/s +1%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
53.9 MB/s 57.4 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+6%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
428 MB/s 487 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+14%
Market Share
Based on 75,996,079 SSDs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.05 % 0.08 % Much higher market share.
+60%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 56 % More popular.
+12%
Age
Newest
65+ Months Much more recent.
+45%
118 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
379 MB/s 388 MB/s +2%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
340 MB/s 360 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+6%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,232 Pts 1,274 Pts +3%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
289 MB/s 365 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+26%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
340 MB/s +1% 337 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
288 MB/s +3% 279 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
238 MB/s 295 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
+24%
Capacity
Capacity
500GB 512GB
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