CrucialCT1050MX300SSD4
SamsungMZ-7KE256BW

Release date ≈ Q4 2016.

Controller: Samsung Triple Core MEX. Memory: Samsung 40nm MLC V-NAND. Release date: Q3 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 68,650 user samples
2,830 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% 285GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 72% 54GB free
Poor: 72% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 249th / 1003
65,820 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 128% 238GB free
Worst Bench: 73% 39GB free
Poor: 73% Great: 128%
SPEED RANK: 181st / 1003
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
91.3 % 105 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+15%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
390 MB/s 472 MB/s Faster read speed.
+21%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
412 MB/s 415 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
24 MB/s 34.6 MB/s Much faster random read.
+44%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
90 MB/s 94.9 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+5%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
338 MB/s 342 MB/s +1%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
36 MB/s 45.4 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+26%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
361 MB/s 363 MB/s +1%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
435 MB/s 515 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+18%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
479 MB/s 491 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
28.1 MB/s 44.1 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+57%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
124 MB/s 133 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+7%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
381 MB/s 390 MB/s +2%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
43.6 MB/s 58.2 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+33%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
445 MB/s 486 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+9%
Market Share
Based on 15,790,840 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % 0.4 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,233%
Value
Value For Money
124 % Better value.
+18%
105 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 97 % Hugely more popular.
+90%
Price
Price (score)
$265 $97 Much cheaper.
+63%
Age
Newest
33+ Months Much more recent.
+45%
60 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
366 MB/s 387 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
+6%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
327 MB/s 359 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+10%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,172 Pts 1,286 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+10%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
343 MB/s 357 MB/s +4%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
323 MB/s 338 MB/s +5%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
287 MB/s 298 MB/s +4%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
298 MB/s 299 MB/s +0%
Capacity
Capacity
1TB 256GB
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