MushkinMKNSSDCR480GB
SamsungMZ-77E250B

Controller: LSI Sandforce SF2281VB1-SDC. NAND Memory: INTEL Asynchronous 25NM MLC. Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

Controller: Samsung MKX. Memory: Samsung 128 layer TLC V-NAND. Release date: Q1 2021.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 4,332 user samples
220 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 59% 156GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 39% 69GB free (System drive)
Poor: 39% Great: 59%
SPEED RANK: 876th / 1058
4,112 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 130% 190GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 77% 165GB free (System drive)
Poor: 77% Great: 130%
SPEED RANK: 223rd / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
49.5 % 106 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+114%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
402 MB/s 470 MB/s Faster read speed.
+17%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
211 MB/s 409 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+94%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
20.3 MB/s 38.8 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
+91%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
15.8 MB/s 86.6 MB/s Hugely faster random write.
+448%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
241 MB/s 380 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+58%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
15.6 MB/s 49.5 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
+217%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
175 MB/s 335 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+91%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
505 MB/s 516 MB/s +2%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
289 MB/s 491 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+70%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
26.5 MB/s 50.3 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+90%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
19.7 MB/s 121 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
+514%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
314 MB/s 458 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+46%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
22.9 MB/s 67.7 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
+196%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
228 MB/s 395 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+73%
Market Share
Based on 47,126,973 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0.12 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
Value
Value For Money
6.2 % 18.9 % Hugely better value.
+205%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 56 % More popular.
+12%
Price
Price (score)
$200 $65 Much cheaper.
+68%
Age
Newest
92+ Months 8 Months Hugely more recent.
+91%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
223 MB/s 389 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+74%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
81.5 MB/s 362 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+344%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
583 Pts 1,292 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+122%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
98.1 MB/s 372 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+279%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
137 MB/s 344 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+151%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
60.2 MB/s 298 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+395%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
54.7 MB/s 285 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+421%
Capacity
Capacity
480GB 250GB
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