KingstonSM2280S3/120G
SamsungMZ-7KE512BW

Release date ≈ Q3 2014.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 60,823 user samples
1,623 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 82% 75GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 40% 8GB free (System drive)
Poor: 40% Great: 82%
SPEED RANK: 714th / 1058
59,200 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 123% 0GB free
Worst Bench: 69% 304GB free (System drive)
Poor: 69% Great: 123%
SPEED RANK: 236th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
65.9 % 101 % Much faster effective speed.
+54%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
449 MB/s 471 MB/s +5%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
286 MB/s 404 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+41%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
25 MB/s 33.5 MB/s Much faster random read.
+34%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
64.9 MB/s 85 MB/s Much faster random write.
+31%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
213 MB/s 348 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+63%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
17.9 MB/s 43.3 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
+142%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
201 MB/s 366 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+82%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
504 MB/s 514 MB/s +2%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
334 MB/s 486 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+46%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
31 MB/s 43 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+39%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
101 MB/s 118 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+17%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
252 MB/s 398 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+58%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
21.9 MB/s 57.5 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
+163%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
324 MB/s 483 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+49%
Market Share
Based on 47,219,820 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0.09 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
Value
Value For Money
4.08 % 12.5 % Hugely better value.
+206%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 56 % More popular.
+12%
Price
Price (score)
$128 Much cheaper.
+42%
$219
Age
Newest
84+ Months +2% 86 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
168 MB/s 388 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+131%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
227 MB/s 359 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
+58%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
742 Pts 1,269 Pts Much stronger server IO.
+71%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
65.5 MB/s 364 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+456%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
161 MB/s 333 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+107%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
188 MB/s 274 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
+46%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
56.6 MB/s 286 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+405%
Capacity
Capacity
120GB 512GB
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