SamsungMZ-76E250B
SanDiskSDSSDHII-240G-G25

Controller: Samsung MJX. Memory: Samsung 64 layer TLC V-NAND. Release date: Q1 2018.

Controller: Marvell 88SS9187. Memory: SanDisk 19nm TLC. Release date: Q3 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 31,784 user samples
16,538 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 126% 198GB free
Worst Bench: 73% 22GB free (System drive)
Poor: 73% Great: 126%
SPEED RANK: 146th / 956
15,246 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% 223GB free
Worst Bench: 57% 71GB free (System drive)
Poor: 57% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 297th / 956
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
103 % Faster effective speed.
+26%
82 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
471 MB/s +5% 449 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
396 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+10%
361 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
37.5 MB/s Faster random read.
+27%
29.5 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
93.7 MB/s Faster random write.
+19%
78.6 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
377 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+53%
246 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
47.6 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+31%
36.2 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
302 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+72%
176 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
515 MB/s +3% 500 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
491 MB/s +4% 472 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
49.7 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+28%
38.8 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
127 MB/s +5% 121 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
462 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+36%
340 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
66.1 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+36%
48.7 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
366 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+56%
234 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 8,543,104 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.75 % Hugely higher market share.
+415%
0.34 %
Value
Value For Money
149 % Much better value.
+50%
99.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % 64 % Slightly more popular.
+7%
Price
Price (score)
$58 Cheaper.
+17%
$70
Age
Newest
7 Months Hugely more recent.
+85%
48 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
390 MB/s 390 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
356 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+15%
310 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,293 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+6%
1,214 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
368 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+45%
254 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
340 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+8%
316 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
295 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+21%
243 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
280 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+40%
200 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
250GB 240GB
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The 860 Evo is the latest mainstream SATA SSD from Samsung. The 2.5-inch version of the 860 Evo will be available in several capacities ranging from 250 GB to a staggering 4TB. It’s also available in the slimmer M.2 and mSATA form factors. The 860 Evo demonstrates marginally reduced performance compared to its popular, but now three year old predecessor, the 850 Evo. In a head to head comparison the 860 looses by a very modest 6% in terms of effective speed. The 860 Evo is based on a refinement of Samsung’s consumer grade TLC V-NAND, this time featuring 256Gb and 512 Gb 64 layer V-NAND and it also features a new "MJX" controller. The 250 GB version can reach sequential write speeds of up to 520 MB/s, dropping to 300 MB/s once the SLC cache is exhausted (the 250 GB version has a 12 GB SLC write cache). Peak sequential read speeds of 560 MB/s are achievable across the different capacities. The 250GB version has a 512 MB LPDDR4 DRAM cache. All capacities have a five year warranty, but as a testament to the enhanced reliability of this new technology, the warrantied terabytes written (TBW) has doubled from 75 TBW to 150 TBW for the 250 GB 860 Evo. [Jan '18 SSDrivePro]

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The Sandisk Ultra II sits above Sandisk's Ultra Plus and below their Extreme Pro. The Ultra Plus would probably have been phased out completely were it not for its continued success within budget space. The Ultra II is the first Sandisk drive to utilize cheaper (and slower) TLC NAND. Similarly to the Extreme Pro, the Ultra II utilizes an nCache which operates a portion of the NAND in simulated SLC mode. This strategy also matches the one employed by Samsung's now 14 months old Evo. Comparing the Ultra II and Evo shows broad performance equivalence which given the Ultra II's 15% price discount makes it the better choice today. That said it's probably worth waiting for the release of the 850 Evo which will pack another 14 months of Samsung's market leading R&D and will probably steal the show. [Sep '14 SSDrivePro]

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Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2018 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

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Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
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Intel Core i5-8600K $260AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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