Average Bench: 85% (117th of 850)

Based on 555 user benchmarks.  Models: Radeon R7, Radeon R7, Radeon R 7

The AMD Radeon R7 SSD is manufactured by OCZ (Toshiba). The release of the R7 is in line with OCZ's approximate six-monthly release cycle. Apart from newer NAND memory, the R7 has the same components as the OCZ Vector 150. Comparing the AMD R7 and Vector 150 shows that peak performance is broadly unchanged. We don't have any user samples for the new R7 yet but based on components, it's reasonable to assume that real-world effective speeds will also be comparable to the Vector 150. Although the 240GB R7 SSD is a strong performer, disappointingly, it brings nothing new to the table in terms of hardware. Unless OCZ/Toshiba can pull something out of the bag they will continue to loose market share to Samsung who are still managing to innovate with each of their releases; most recently the 850 pro series.  [Aug '14 SSDrivePro]

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Very good average bench

The OCZ AMD Radeon R7 240GB averaged just 14.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the OCZ AMD Radeon R7 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 78.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 458MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ AMD Radeon R7 240GB is 42.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the OCZ AMD Radeon R7 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 161MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 54.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 555 samples)
Min Avg Max
350 Read 475 518
327 Write 458 500
271 Mixed 457 501
104% 463 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.5 4K Read 22.4 28.1
44.6 4K Write 78.6 128
12.5 4K Mixed 20.7 28.9
102% 40.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18 DQ Read 161 361
61.4 DQ Write 186 349
12.6 DQ Mixed 54.7 86.4
74.1% 134 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
206GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 516
Write 500
Mixed 498
113% 505 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 85.3
4K Mixed 26.6
119% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 85.9
135% 258 MB/s
119GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 448
Write 452
Mixed 455
101% 452 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 70.5
4K Mixed 27.8
110% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 86.3
103% 183 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,833,001 SSDs tested.

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Desktop 54%
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Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR V FORMULA-Z - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $849

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Controller: Indilinx Barefoot 3 IDX500M00. Flash: Toshiba A19nm MLC.

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