Average Bench: 86.6% (162nd of 921)

Based on 1,164 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 13.3% 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 80.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 467MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the OCZ AMD Radeon R7 240GB is 40.9%. 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 172MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 52.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,164 samples)
Min Avg Max
351 Read 481 520
354 Write 467 502
303 Mixed 466 502
105% 471 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.4 4K Read 22.8 28.4
41.1 4K Write 80.7 129
12.2 4K Mixed 20.5 29
104% 41.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.7 DQ Read 172 361
58.5 DQ Write 196 348
12.1 DQ Mixed 52.7 86.4
76.1% 140 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
124GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 514
Write 500
Mixed 502
113% 505 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 86.3
4K Mixed 23.7
112% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 23.1
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 77.3
79% 121 MB/s
36GB free
Firmware: 1.01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 514
Write 499
Mixed 502
113% 505 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 54.2
4K Mixed 14.7
81% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 13.8
82% 189 MB/s
160GB free
Firmware: 1.01
4KALIGNED
Read 305
Write 22.7
Mixed 15.6
24% 114 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 0.63
4K Mixed 14.5
57% 13.5 MB/s
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 Prices

Approx. $164 @ launch in Aug '14
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Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR V FORMULA-Z - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $802

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