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SamsungMZ-7KE256BW
  

Release date ≈ Q2 2018.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 83,435 user samples
5,614 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 121% 184GB free
Worst Bench: 68% 35GB free (System drive)
Poor: 68% Great: 121%
SPEED RANK: 211th / 1010
77,821 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 208GB free
Worst Bench: 71% 164GB free (System drive)
Poor: 71% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 197th / 1010
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
97.5 % 103 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+6%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
547 MB/s Faster read speed.
+15%
475 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
620 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+52%
409 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
25.3 MB/s 33.7 MB/s Much faster random read.
+33%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
62.5 MB/s 91.1 MB/s Much faster random write.
+46%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
527 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+55%
339 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
33 MB/s 43.9 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+33%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
274 MB/s 360 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+31%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
699 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
+35%
516 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
822 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+68%
489 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
33.2 MB/s 43.9 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+32%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
92.4 MB/s 127 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+37%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
712 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+85%
384 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
44.9 MB/s 57.2 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+27%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
367 MB/s 484 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+32%
Market Share
Based on 18,541,311 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.13 % 0.38 % Hugely higher market share.
+192%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 96 % Hugely more popular.
+92%
Age
Newest
16+ Months Much more recent.
+75%
63 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
703 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+81%
388 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
703 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+99%
354 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
2,110 Pts Much stronger server IO.
+65%
1,276 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
589 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+65%
358 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
583 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+73%
337 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
489 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
+65%
297 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
455 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+52%
299 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
256GB 256GB
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