SamsungMZ-7KE256BW

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

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Release date ≈ Q3 2016.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 89,701 user samples
73,196 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 126% 238GB free
Worst Bench: 77% 44GB free (System drive)
Poor: 77% Great: 126%
SPEED RANK: 188th / 1011
16,505 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 83% 122GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 54% 112GB free (System drive)
Poor: 54% Great: 83%
SPEED RANK: 589th / 1011
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
106 % Much faster effective speed.
+52%
69.6 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
476 MB/s Faster read speed.
+20%
396 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
427 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+76%
243 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
34.2 MB/s Much faster random read.
+47%
23.2 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
95 MB/s Much faster random write.
+49%
63.8 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
346 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+74%
199 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
45.1 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
+122%
20.3 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
376 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+72%
218 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
517 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+14%
454 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
491 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+89%
260 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
44 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+39%
31.7 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
128 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+41%
91 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
384 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+77%
217 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
57.6 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
+111%
27.3 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
486 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+93%
252 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 16,734,081 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.42 % Hugely higher market share.
+110%
0.2 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
98 % Hugely more popular.
+96%
50 %
Age
Newest
61 Months 37+ Months Much more recent.
+39%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
388 MB/s +2% 381 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
356 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
+37%
259 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,279 Pts Stronger server IO.
+20%
1,069 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
357 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+89%
189 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
333 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+5%
317 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
297 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
+31%
227 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
294 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+80%
163 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
256GB 256GB
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