SamsungMZ-7KE256BW
CorsairCSSD-N240GBXT
$170

Controller: Samsung Triple Core MEX. Memory: Samsung 40nm MLC V-NAND

 $170 

Controller: Phison PS3110-S10. NAND Flash: Toshiba 19nm MLC.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 26,062 user samples
25,504 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 123% 204GB free
Worst Bench: 71% 94GB free
Poor: 71% Great: 123%
SPEED RANK: 60th / 859
558 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 102% 148GB free
Worst Bench: 55% 41GB free
Poor: 55% Great: 102%
SPEED RANK: 144th / 859
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
99.5 % Faster effective speed.
+19%
83.3 % -19%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
506 MB/s +2% 495 MB/s -2%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
443 MB/s +4% 424 MB/s -4%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
32.8 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+13%
29.1 MB/s -13%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
88.5 MB/s Faster random write.
+18%
75.2 MB/s -18%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
463 MB/s +2% 452 MB/s -2%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
34.4 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
+151%
13.7 MB/s -151%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
529 MB/s +0% 528 MB/s -0%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
502 MB/s -1% 508 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
42.3 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+13%
37.6 MB/s -13%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
127 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+9%
117 MB/s -9%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
514 MB/s -0% 515 MB/s +0%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
50.4 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
+211%
16.2 MB/s -211%
Market Share
Based on 3,841,929 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.44 % Insanely higher market share.
+7,100%
0.02 % -7,100%
Value
Value For Money
84.8 % Much better value.
+63%
52.1 % -63%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
96 % Much more popular.
+55%
62 % -55%
Price
Price (score)
$120 Cheaper.
+29%
$170 -29%
Age
Newest
38 Months -13% 33 Months Slightly more recent.
+13%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
382 MB/s +5% 364 MB/s -5%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
345 MB/s -1% 348 MB/s +1%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,258 Pts +4% 1,215 Pts -4%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
166 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+165%
62.6 MB/s -165%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
204 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+17%
175 MB/s -17%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
222 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+5%
211 MB/s -5%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
86.7 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+309%
21.2 MB/s -309%
Capacity
Capacity
256GB 240GB
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