SamsungMZ-7PD128BW
OCZARC100-25SAT3-120G

Controller: Samsung 3-core MDX. Flash Memory: Samsung 21nm Toggle Mode MLC.

Controller: Indilinx Barefoot 3. Flash Memory: Toshiba A19nm MLC.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 9,654 user samples
8,317 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% 87GB free
Worst Bench: 53% 22GB free
Poor: 53% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 219th / 853
1,337 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 93% 13GB free
Worst Bench: 60% 84GB free
Poor: 60% Great: 93%
SPEED RANK: 239th / 853
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
77.9 % +1% 76.9 % -1%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
484 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+12%
433 MB/s -12%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
297 MB/s -22% 363 MB/s Faster write speed.
+22%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
28.6 MB/s Faster random read.
+25%
22.8 MB/s -25%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
76.4 MB/s -8% 82.8 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+8%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
324 MB/s -18% 382 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+18%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
20 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+18%
16.9 MB/s -18%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
520 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+13%
459 MB/s -13%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
439 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+15%
382 MB/s -15%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
36 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+26%
28.5 MB/s -26%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
116 MB/s -7% 124 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+7%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
474 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+16%
410 MB/s -16%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
25.7 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+9%
23.6 MB/s -9%
Market Share
Based on 3,271,260 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.53 % Hugely higher market share.
+562%
0.08 % -562%
Value
Value For Money
37.2 % -32% 49.2 % Much better value.
+32%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
63 % +2% 62 % -2%
Price
Price (score)
$130 -37% $82 Much cheaper.
+37%
Age
Newest
57 Months -39% 35 Months Much more recent.
+39%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
367 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
+21%
304 MB/s -21%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
314 MB/s -9% 343 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+9%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,170 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+8%
1,083 Pts -8%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
78.9 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+9%
72.5 MB/s -9%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
196 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+25%
157 MB/s -25%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
175 MB/s -20% 210 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+20%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
47.1 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
+14%
41.2 MB/s -14%
Capacity
Capacity
128GB 120GB
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