SamsungMZ-7KE256BW
Group Average(9 Highest-Voted)
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 61,582 user samples
61,582 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 126% 133GB free
Worst Bench: 72% 164GB free (System drive)
Poor: 72% Great: 126%
SPEED RANK: 176th / 1000
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
105 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+9%
96.2 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
474 MB/s +4% 455 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
422 MB/s +5% 404 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
34 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+8%
31.4 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
95.1 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+9%
87.5 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
342 MB/s +2% 335 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
44.9 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+9%
41.2 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
365 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+16%
313 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
515 MB/s +2% 503 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
491 MB/s +2% 483 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
44.4 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+14%
39.1 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
130 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+6%
123 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
384 MB/s 390 MB/s +2%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
59.2 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+12%
52.8 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
486 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+15%
421 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 14,374,440 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
99 % More popular.
+27%
78.2 %
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.41 % 0.7 % Much higher market share.
+71%
Price
Price (score)
$163 91.6 USD Much cheaper.
+78%
Value
Value For Money
71.2 % 111 % Much better value.
+55%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
388 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
+6%
365 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
358 MB/s +2% 351 MB/s
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
357 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+31%
273 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
345 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+8%
319 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
304 MB/s +4% 291 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
304 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+37%
221 MB/s
Age
Newest
58 Months 46.3 Months More recent.
+25%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,284 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+5%
1,222 Pts
Capacity
Capacity
256GB   —
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