SamsungMZ-7KE256BW

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

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Release date ≈ Q1 2019.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 78,001 user samples
77,821 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 208GB free
Worst Bench: 71% 164GB free (System drive)
Poor: 71% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 197th / 1011
180 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 180% 301GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 110% 342GB free (System drive)
Poor: 110% Great: 180%
SPEED RANK: 113th / 1011
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
103 % 149 % Much faster effective speed.
+45%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
475 MB/s 849 MB/s Much faster read speed.
+79%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
409 MB/s 603 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+47%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
33.7 MB/s +2% 33.1 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
91.1 MB/s 99.4 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+9%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
339 MB/s 553 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+63%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
43.9 MB/s 43.9 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
360 MB/s 618 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+72%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
516 MB/s 1031 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+100%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
489 MB/s 734 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+50%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
43.9 MB/s 45.7 MB/s +4%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
127 MB/s 141 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+11%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
384 MB/s 821 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+114%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
57.2 MB/s 67.5 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+18%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
484 MB/s 700 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+45%
Market Share
Based on 18,525,148 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.38 % Insanely higher market share.
+3,700%
0.01 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
96 % Hugely more popular.
+92%
50 %
Age
Newest
63 Months 7+ Months Hugely more recent.
+89%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
388 MB/s 896 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+131%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
354 MB/s 782 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+121%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,276 Pts 2,572 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+102%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
358 MB/s 818 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+128%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
337 MB/s 684 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+103%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
297 MB/s 592 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+99%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
299 MB/s 579 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+94%
Capacity
Capacity
256GB 512GB
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