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 61,474 user samples
61,260 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 127% 189GB free
Worst Bench: 69% 41GB free (System drive)
Poor: 69% Great: 127%
SPEED RANK: 190th / 1011
214 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 117% 99GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 60% 63GB free (System drive)
Poor: 60% Great: 117%
SPEED RANK: 214th / 1011
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
104 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+8%
96.3 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
472 MB/s 478 MB/s +1%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
417 MB/s +3% 403 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
34.2 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+15%
29.8 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
94.6 MB/s Faster random write.
+19%
79.2 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
341 MB/s 390 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+14%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
45.1 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+16%
38.8 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
359 MB/s 382 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+6%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
517 MB/s +1% 514 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
491 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+5%
467 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
44.4 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+13%
39.3 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
127 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+18%
108 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
387 MB/s 486 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+26%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
59.1 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+11%
53.1 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
486 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+7%
453 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 16,800,679 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.39 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
0 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
99 % Hugely more popular.
+98%
50 %
Age
Newest
61 Months 40+ Months Much more recent.
+34%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
388 MB/s +1% 383 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
360 MB/s +1% 355 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,283 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
332 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+36%
244 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
293 MB/s +3% 284 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
294 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+53%
192 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
256GB 240GB
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