SamsungMZ-77E1T0B
OCZARC100-25SAT3-240G
$120

Controller: Samsung MKX. Memory: Samsung 128 layer TLC V-NAND. Release date ≈ Q1 2021.

 $120 

Controller: Indilinx Barefoot 3. Flash Memory: Toshiba A19nm MLC. Release date: Q3 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 21,268 user samples
11,005 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 138% 722GB free
Worst Bench: 80% 456GB free (System drive)
Poor: 80% Great: 138%
SPEED RANK: 187th / 1058
10,263 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% 26GB free
Worst Bench: 65% 36GB free
Poor: 65% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 364th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
116 % Much faster effective speed.
+34%
86.7 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
482 MB/s Faster read speed.
+29%
373 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
447 MB/s Faster write speed.
+11%
401 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
40.5 MB/s Much faster random read.
+74%
23.3 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
94 MB/s Faster random write.
+12%
83.8 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
417 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+39%
299 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
54.4 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+66%
32.8 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
431 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+20%
358 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
516 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+26%
411 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
492 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+15%
427 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
49.6 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+82%
27.3 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
125 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+6%
118 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
462 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+43%
324 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
67.9 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+73%
39.3 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
490 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+20%
410 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 47,274,869 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.28 % Insanely higher market share.
+2,700%
0.01 %
Value
Value For Money
32.7 % Hugely better value.
+244%
9.48 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
56 % Slightly more popular.
+6%
53 %
Price
Price (score)
$142 $120 Cheaper.
+15%
Age
Newest
8+ Months Hugely more recent.
+91%
85 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
388 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
+22%
317 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
362 MB/s +3% 351 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,294 Pts Stronger server IO.
+17%
1,104 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
373 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+44%
259 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
334 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+19%
281 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
296 MB/s +4% 284 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
305 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+35%
226 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
1TB 240GB
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The 240GB OCZ ARC has a solid performance profile with particularly strong 4K speeds. The ARC is positioned below both OCZ's enthusiast Vector 150 and the mainstream Vertex 460 but based on hardware specs there is very little separating the drives (newer NAND on the ARC). Comparing the Vertex 460 and ARC shows that the ARC lags particularly in terms of sequential write speed but the overall difference in effective speed is marginal. The broad performance equivalence coupled with the fact that the Vertex 460 is available at the same price point makes the 240GB ARC somewhat redundant for the time being. Given that the ARC is relatively new, prices are likely to drop significantly over the coming months at which point the ARC may make more sense. [Sep '14 SSDrivePro]

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