SamsungMZ-7KE256BW
IntelSSDSA2BW600G3

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

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Controller: Intel. Flash Memory: Intel 25nm MLC. Release date ≈ Q2 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 77,313 user samples
76,983 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 126% 199GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 71% 140GB free
Poor: 71% Great: 126%
SPEED RANK: 193rd / 1016
330 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 54% 1TB free
Worst Bench: 35% 174GB free (System drive)
Poor: 35% Great: 54%
SPEED RANK: 853rd / 1016
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
105 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+129%
45.8 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
476 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+96%
243 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
415 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+104%
203 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
34.5 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
+105%
16.8 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
95.6 MB/s Hugely faster random write.
+194%
32.5 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
344 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+77%
194 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
45.7 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
+154%
18 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
358 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+95%
184 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
518 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+97%
263 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
492 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+123%
221 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
43.7 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+109%
20.9 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
129 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
+212%
41.4 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
386 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+66%
233 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
58.3 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
+123%
26.1 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
486 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+125%
216 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 21,456,775 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.31 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
0 %
Value
Value For Money
7.52 % Slightly better value.
+11%
6.78 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % More popular.
+20%
50 %
Price
Price (score)
$224 $200 Slightly cheaper.
+11%
Age
Newest
66 Months +1% 67+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
388 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+152%
154 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
359 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+284%
93.4 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1283 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+175%
467 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
357 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+338%
81.5 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
334 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+196%
113 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
290 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+341%
65.7 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
293 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+507%
48.3 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
256GB 600GB
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