SamsungMZ-7KE128BW
SamsungMZ-7TE120BW

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

Controller: Samsung 3 Core MEX. Memory: Samsung 19nm Toggle Mode TLC. Release date: Q3 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 45,609 user samples
6,639 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 118% 91GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 62% 52GB free (System drive)
Poor: 62% Great: 118%
SPEED RANK: 152nd / 959
38,970 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% 55GB free
Worst Bench: 63% 59GB free (System drive)
Poor: 63% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 181st / 959
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
100 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+8%
92.3 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
471 MB/s +2% 462 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
401 MB/s 415 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
32.3 MB/s 39.2 MB/s Faster random read.
+21%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
94.4 MB/s +3% 91.9 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
298 MB/s 306 MB/s +3%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
40.3 MB/s 46.6 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+16%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
339 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+157%
132 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
518 MB/s +3% 504 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
482 MB/s 488 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
38.4 MB/s 46.9 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+22%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
127 MB/s +3% 123 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
357 MB/s 387 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+8%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
47.9 MB/s 55.9 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+17%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
468 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+166%
176 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 9,117,614 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.12 % 0.56 % Hugely higher market share.
+367%
Value
Value For Money
35.9 % 40.2 % Slightly better value.
+12%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
63 % 64 % +2%
Price
Price (score)
$190 $138 Cheaper.
+27%
Age
Newest
51 Months More recent.
+19%
63 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
388 MB/s +2% 381 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
352 MB/s 358 MB/s +2%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,262 Pts 1,270 Pts +1%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
333 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+85%
180 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
344 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+5%
327 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
301 MB/s 303 MB/s +1%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
274 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+76%
156 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
128GB 120GB
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