SamsungMZ-V5P256BW
SamsungMZ-7KE256BW

Release date ≈ Q4 2015.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 112,176 user samples
27,047 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 240% 178GB free
Worst Bench: 131% 182GB free (System drive)
Poor: 131% Great: 240%
SPEED RANK: 68th / 1016
85,129 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 124% 238GB free
Worst Bench: 73% 148GB free
Poor: 73% Great: 124%
SPEED RANK: 198th / 1016
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
199 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+92%
104 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1744 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+269%
473 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
808 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+93%
419 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
44.8 MB/s Much faster random read.
+32%
33.9 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
135 MB/s Much faster random write.
+49%
90.8 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
636 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
+85%
343 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
52.7 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+19%
44.3 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
643 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+75%
368 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2084 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+304%
516 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
928 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+89%
490 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
52.3 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+21%
43.4 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
182 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+46%
125 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
762 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+97%
386 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
61 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+8%
56.5 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
910 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+89%
481 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 22,382,008 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.09 % 0.32 % Hugely higher market share.
+256%
Value
Value For Money
13.2 % Hugely better value.
+102%
6.51 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % 60 % Slightly more popular.
+13%
Price
Price (score)
$250 Slightly cheaper.
+7%
$269
Age
Newest
51+ Months More recent.
+24%
67 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1096 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+182%
388 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
329 MB/s 358 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+9%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
2,607 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+104%
1,277 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
390 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+9%
358 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
935 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+173%
342 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
286 MB/s 296 MB/s +3%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
358 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
+18%
303 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
256GB 256GB
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