SamsungMZ-7KE256BW
  

Release date ≈ Q3 2016.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 70,480 user samples
11,457 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 82% 157GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 55% 172GB free (System drive)
Poor: 55% Great: 82%
SPEED RANK: 588th / 1003
59,023 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 189GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 74% 176GB free (System drive)
Poor: 74% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 183rd / 1003
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
69.1 % 103 % Much faster effective speed.
+50%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
394 MB/s 473 MB/s Faster read speed.
+20%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
243 MB/s 414 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+70%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
23 MB/s 33.4 MB/s Much faster random read.
+45%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
63.1 MB/s 93.1 MB/s Much faster random write.
+48%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
199 MB/s 339 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+70%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
20.2 MB/s 44.2 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
+119%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
211 MB/s 354 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+68%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
451 MB/s 515 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+14%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
259 MB/s 487 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+88%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
31.3 MB/s 43.3 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+38%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
88.9 MB/s 129 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+45%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
215 MB/s 382 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+78%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
27.2 MB/s 56.5 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
+108%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
248 MB/s 479 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+93%
Market Share
Based on 15,014,380 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.24 % 0.37 % Much higher market share.
+54%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 96 % Hugely more popular.
+92%
Age
Newest
35+ Months Much more recent.
+41%
59 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
381 MB/s 388 MB/s +2%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
258 MB/s 358 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
+39%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,065 Pts 1,280 Pts Stronger server IO.
+20%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
188 MB/s 356 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+89%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
325 MB/s 347 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+7%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
230 MB/s 304 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
+32%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
166 MB/s 305 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+84%
Capacity
Capacity
256GB 256GB
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