SamsungMZ-7KE256BW

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

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Release date ≈ Q2 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 75,711 user samples
75,525 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 238GB free
Worst Bench: 72% 20GB free (System drive)
Poor: 72% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 198th / 1011
186 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% 611GB free
Worst Bench: 68% 430GB free (System drive)
Poor: 68% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 255th / 1011
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
103 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+13%
91.6 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
473 MB/s 495 MB/s +5%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
414 MB/s 456 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+10%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
33.3 MB/s Faster random read.
+16%
28.6 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
91.6 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+10%
82.9 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
342 MB/s 394 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+15%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
43.7 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+46%
30 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
363 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+7%
338 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
516 MB/s 523 MB/s +1%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
490 MB/s 501 MB/s +2%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
43 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+21%
35.5 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
127 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+11%
114 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
384 MB/s 508 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+32%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
56.2 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+22%
46 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
484 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+21%
401 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 17,588,225 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.36 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
0 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
96 % Hugely more popular.
+92%
50 %
Age
Newest
62 Months 28+ Months Much more recent.
+55%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
388 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
+9%
356 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
358 MB/s +4% 343 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,278 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+7%
1,189 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
358 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+67%
214 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
341 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+45%
235 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
296 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+16%
255 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
298 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+135%
127 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
256GB 960GB
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