SamsungMZ-V5P256BW
SamsungMZ-76P256BW

Release date ≈ Q4 2015.

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Controller: Samsung MJX. Memory: Samsung 64 layer MLC V-NAND. Release date: Q1 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 32,018 user samples
27,273 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 237% 128GB free
Worst Bench: 118% 27GB free (System drive)
Poor: 118% Great: 237%
SPEED RANK: 75th / 1018
4,745 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 133% 175GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 82% 165GB free (System drive)
Poor: 82% Great: 133%
SPEED RANK: 172nd / 1018
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
192 % Much faster effective speed.
+74%
110 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1691 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+255%
476 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
783 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+83%
429 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
44.1 MB/s Faster random read.
+19%
37 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
130 MB/s Much faster random write.
+39%
93.2 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
621 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+53%
405 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
51.3 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+6%
48.5 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
594 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+44%
412 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2083 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+303%
517 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
925 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+88%
491 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
51.6 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+11%
46.4 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
175 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+37%
128 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
750 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+68%
447 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
60.3 MB/s 62 MB/s +3%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
907 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+86%
487 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 23,982,049 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.12 % Much higher market share.
+71%
0.07 %
Value
Value For Money
31.4 % Hugely better value.
+97%
16 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % 56 % +4%
Price
Price (score)
$75 Slightly cheaper.
+15%
$88
Age
Newest
53+ Months 26 Months Much more recent.
+51%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1095 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+181%
389 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
327 MB/s 361 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+10%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
2,595 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+101%
1,291 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
386 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+5%
367 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
944 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+177%
341 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
278 MB/s 301 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+8%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
356 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
+17%
303 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
256GB 256GB
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The 860 Pro is Samsung’s latest consumer-grade SATA SSD flagship, superseding the popular, but now three years old, 850 Pro. Like the 850 Pro, the 860 Pro is based on Samsung’s proprietary and revolutionary (at the time), MLC V-NAND (3D). A 10% price premium over the 256 GB 850 Pro will purchase the 256 GB 860 Pro which has an impressive 16% faster effective speed. This is achieved via an updated controller (MJX) and 64 layers of V-NAND (versus 32 layers per the 850 Pro). The 860 Pro has sequential speeds of up to 540 MB/s which almost completely saturate its SATA 3.0 interface. These peak levels of performance are slightly higher, but still comparable to the peak performance of the 860 Evo before its SLC write cache (12 GB on the 250 GB Evo) is saturated, making the 860 Evo (at around 30% cheaper) a more economical choice for users who rarely write more than 12 GB at a time. There are also reliability improvements compared to the 850 generation with Samsung now offering a warranty of 300 TBW (terabytes written) for the 256 GB 860 Pro, compared to 150 TBW for the 256 GB 850 Pro. Thanks to higher density NAND, the 860 Pro is also available in a 4 TB variant, whereas previously 2 TB was the largest capacity for a Samsung SATA MLC SSD.  [Feb '18 SSDrivePro]

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