SamsungMZ-77E250B
SanDiskSDSSDXPS-240G

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

Controller: Marvell 88SS9187-BLD2. Flash Memory: SanDisk 19nm eX2 ABL MLC. Release date: Q2 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 9,771 user samples
1,119 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 130% 232GB free
Worst Bench: 73% 194GB free (System drive)
Poor: 73% Great: 130%
SPEED RANK: 224th / 1058
8,652 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% 166GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 66% 103GB free (System drive)
Poor: 66% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 296th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
105 % Faster effective speed.
+15%
91.7 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
466 MB/s +1% 461 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
414 MB/s +2% 407 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
37.3 MB/s Faster random read.
+29%
28.9 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
82.8 MB/s Faster random write.
+11%
74.8 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
385 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+50%
257 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
48.4 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+44%
33.7 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
353 MB/s 357 MB/s +1%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
516 MB/s +2% 508 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
491 MB/s +3% 475 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
50.3 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+41%
35.6 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
121 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+8%
112 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
458 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+52%
302 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
67.7 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+60%
42.2 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
394 MB/s 477 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+21%
Market Share
Based on 41,897,553 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.17 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,600%
0.01 %
Value
Value For Money
27 % Hugely better value.
+97%
13.7 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
56 % +4% 54 %
Price
Price (score)
$40 Much cheaper.
+49%
$79
Age
Newest
2 Months Hugely more recent.
+98%
82 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
390 MB/s +3% 377 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
360 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+6%
339 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,292 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+7%
1,210 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
372 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+127%
164 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
337 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+9%
310 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
299 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+15%
259 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
288 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+97%
146 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
250GB 240GB
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The 240GB Sandisk Extreme Pro uses the same controller and NAND as its 13 months younger predecessor, the Extreme II. Comparing the Extreme II and Extreme Pro shows that average performance has increased by 10% but peak performance remains broadly unchanged. The Pro features an improved nCache which uses an SLC buffer to cache writes prior to writing them to the slower MLC NAND. In order to benefit from this improved caching, huge amounts of data need to be written for extended periods, an unlikely consumer scenario. Comparing core performance between the Samsung 840 Evo and Extreme Pro shows that the Extreme Pro averages around 12% faster than the Evo. The Extreme Pro also has a 10 year warranty but I wonder if SATA 3 will even be around at that time. Although the Extreme Pro has a superb performance profile it's not a game changer. [Jun '14 SSDrivePro]

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Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 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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