SamsungMZ-7PC128B/WW
$109
HyperXSHFS37A/240G
 $109 

Controller: Samsung 3-core MCX. NAND: Samsung 27nm Toggle Mode MLC. Release date: Q4 2011.

Controller: LSI SandForce SF2281. NAND Memory: Micron 20nm MLC. Release date ≈ Q3 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 58,254 user samples
33,875 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 75% 59GB free
Worst Bench: 47% 99GB free (System drive)
Poor: 47% Great: 75%
SPEED RANK: 747th / 1058
24,379 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 82% 222GB free
Worst Bench: 54% 105GB free (System drive)
Poor: 54% Great: 82%
SPEED RANK: 644th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
63.5 % 70.3 % Faster effective speed.
+11%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
439 MB/s Much faster read speed.
+33%
331 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
219 MB/s +1% 217 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
20.7 MB/s 26.2 MB/s Faster random read.
+27%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
51.3 MB/s 87.3 MB/s Much faster random write.
+70%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
222 MB/s 236 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+6%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
21.7 MB/s 36.2 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+67%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
200 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+48%
135 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
491 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+25%
392 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
313 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+19%
264 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
23.9 MB/s 32.8 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+37%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
64.8 MB/s 111 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+71%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
289 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+5%
274 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
25.7 MB/s 44.6 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+74%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
304 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+83%
166 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 47,275,538 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.04 % 0.07 % Much higher market share.
+75%
Value
Value For Money
4.66 % 5.38 % Better value.
+15%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % +2% 51 %
Price
Price (score)
$109 Much cheaper.
+44%
$193
Age
Newest
119 Months 85+ Months More recent.
+29%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
295 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+37%
216 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
86 MB/s 258 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+200%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
737 Pts 837 Pts Stronger server IO.
+14%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
134 MB/s 201 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+50%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
264 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+66%
159 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
67.8 MB/s 201 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+196%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
108 MB/s 163 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+51%
Capacity
Capacity
128GB 240GB
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