SamsungMZ-7KE512BW
IntelSSDPEKKW256G7X1

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

Release date ≈ Q3 2016.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 117,695 user samples
58,520 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 123% 0GB free
Worst Bench: 69% 76GB free (System drive)
Poor: 69% Great: 123%
SPEED RANK: 230th / 1058
59,175 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 192% 61GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 79% 46GB free (System drive)
Poor: 79% Great: 192%
SPEED RANK: 186th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
103 % 117 % Faster effective speed.
+14%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
472 MB/s 926 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+96%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
406 MB/s 561 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+38%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
33.5 MB/s 34.8 MB/s +4%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
87.4 MB/s 108 MB/s Faster random write.
+24%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
350 MB/s 568 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+62%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
44.1 MB/s 45.1 MB/s +2%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
372 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+95%
191 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
515 MB/s 2054 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+299%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
486 MB/s 799 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+64%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
42.6 MB/s 53.5 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+26%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
120 MB/s 149 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+24%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
397 MB/s 625 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+57%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
56.8 MB/s 61.9 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+9%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
486 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+74%
280 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 47,061,766 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.09 % 0.13 % Much higher market share.
+44%
Value
Value For Money
12.6 % Slightly better value.
+8%
11.7 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
56 % Slightly more popular.
+10%
51 %
Price
Price (score)
$219 $145 Much cheaper.
+34%
Age
Newest
86 Months 60+ Months Much more recent.
+30%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
388 MB/s 769 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+98%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
360 MB/s 558 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
+55%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,272 Pts 2,293 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+80%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
365 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+10%
331 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
333 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+10%
303 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
277 MB/s 475 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
+71%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
291 MB/s +4% 280 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
512GB 256GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2021 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

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