SamsungMZ-7KE256BW

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

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Release date ≈ Q1 2016.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 68,778 user samples
68,533 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 126% 73GB free
Worst Bench: 73% 21GB free (System drive)
Poor: 73% Great: 126%
SPEED RANK: 194th / 1012
245 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 117% 99GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 52% 63GB free (System drive)
Poor: 52% Great: 117%
SPEED RANK: 228th / 1012
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
104 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+10%
94.6 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
476 MB/s +0% 475 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
419 MB/s +5% 400 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
34.2 MB/s Faster random read.
+16%
29.4 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
94.5 MB/s Faster random write.
+19%
79.3 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
344 MB/s 385 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+12%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
45.3 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+20%
37.8 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
354 MB/s 368 MB/s +4%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
517 MB/s +1% 513 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
491 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+5%
466 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
44 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+12%
39.3 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
128 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+16%
110 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
389 MB/s 480 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+23%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
57.9 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+8%
53.6 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
485 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+7%
453 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 20,108,911 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.31 % Insanely higher market share.
+3,000%
0.01 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
59 % More popular.
+18%
50 %
Age
Newest
65 Months 44+ Months Much more recent.
+32%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
388 MB/s +1% 383 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
359 MB/s +1% 354 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,282 Pts +4% 1,238 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
359 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+29%
278 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
338 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+41%
239 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
298 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+6%
281 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
301 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+63%
185 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
256GB 240GB
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