IntelSSDPEKKW256G7X1
SamsungMZ-7KE512BW

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 127,003 user samples
58,154 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 157% 19GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 79% 92GB free (System drive)
Poor: 79% Great: 157%
SPEED RANK: 194th / 1069
68,849 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 124% 397GB free
Worst Bench: 71% 267GB free (System drive)
Poor: 71% Great: 124%
SPEED RANK: 248th / 1069
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
116 % Faster effective speed.
+14%
102 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
899 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+93%
465 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
550 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+35%
408 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
35.5 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+7%
33.1 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
107 MB/s Faster random write.
+23%
86.9 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
562 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+61%
349 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
44.5 MB/s +2% 43.7 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
188 MB/s 364 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+94%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1599 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+210%
515 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
591 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+22%
486 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
48.7 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+14%
42.7 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
154 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+26%
122 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
612 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+53%
399 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
54.8 MB/s 57.4 MB/s +5%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
248 MB/s 487 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+96%
Market Share
Based on 60,762,941 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.11 % Hugely higher market share.
+83%
0.06 %
Value
Value For Money
14.2 % Better value.
+26%
11.4 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 56 % Slightly more popular.
+10%
Price
Price (score)
$109 Much cheaper.
+56%
$249
Age
Newest
74+ Months More recent.
+26%
100 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
492 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
+27%
388 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
557 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
+55%
360 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,795 Pts Much stronger server IO.
+41%
1,274 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
330 MB/s 365 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+11%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
298 MB/s 337 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+13%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
473 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
+70%
279 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
283 MB/s 295 MB/s +4%
Capacity
Capacity
256GB 512GB
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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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