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SamsungMZ-7KE256BW
  

Release date ≈ Q1 2019.

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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 71,289 user samples
2,756 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% 162GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 44% 25GB free (System drive)
Poor: 44% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 559th / 1012
68,533 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 126% 73GB free
Worst Bench: 73% 21GB free (System drive)
Poor: 73% Great: 126%
SPEED RANK: 194th / 1012
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
72.3 % 104 % Much faster effective speed.
+44%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
431 MB/s 476 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+10%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
271 MB/s 419 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+55%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
31.4 MB/s 34.2 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+9%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
68 MB/s 94.5 MB/s Much faster random write.
+39%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
306 MB/s 344 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+12%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
32.4 MB/s 45.3 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+40%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
120 MB/s 354 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+195%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
484 MB/s 517 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+7%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
412 MB/s 491 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+19%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
39.8 MB/s 44 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+11%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
90.5 MB/s 128 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+41%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
368 MB/s 389 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+6%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
41.8 MB/s 57.9 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+39%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
159 MB/s 485 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+205%
Market Share
Based on 20,107,372 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.13 % 0.31 % Hugely higher market share.
+138%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 59 % More popular.
+18%
Age
Newest
9+ Months Hugely more recent.
+86%
65 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
320 MB/s 388 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
+21%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
326 MB/s 359 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+10%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,086 Pts 1,282 Pts Stronger server IO.
+18%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
216 MB/s 359 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+66%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
216 MB/s 338 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+56%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
208 MB/s 298 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
+43%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
144 MB/s 301 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+109%
Capacity
Capacity
240GB 256GB
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