SamsungMZ-V6E250BW
CorsairCSSD-F240GBMP500
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 255,489 user samples
240,629 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 236% 151GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 142% 85GB free (System drive)
Poor: 142% Great: 236%
SPEED RANK: 107th / 1080
14,860 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 210% 141GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 106% 18GB free (System drive)
Poor: 106% Great: 210%
SPEED RANK: 163rd / 1080
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
199 % Much faster effective speed.
+32%
151 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1753 MB/s Much faster read speed.
+75%
1001 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1260 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+119%
576 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
43.9 MB/s Faster random read.
+16%
37.8 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
141 MB/s Much faster random write.
+34%
105 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
559 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+17%
476 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
52.9 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+19%
44.5 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
366 MB/s 498 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+36%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2121 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
+76%
1204 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1473 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+22%
1211 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
54.5 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+23%
44.4 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
210 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+38%
152 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
691 MB/s 819 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+19%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
64.9 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+10%
59.1 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
481 MB/s 1010 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+110%
Market Share
Based on 76,410,973 SSDs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.13 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,200%
0.01 %
Value
Value For Money
28.3 % 32.3 % Better value.
+14%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
56 % Slightly more popular.
+8%
52 %
Price
Price (score)
$88 $49 Much cheaper.
+44%
Age
Newest
91+ Months 90+ Months +1%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1230 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
+25%
981 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1260 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
+62%
777 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
3,857 Pts Much stronger server IO.
+38%
2,791 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
929 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+56%
594 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1025 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+21%
849 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
921 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+105%
450 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
687 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+76%
390 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
250GB 240GB
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The 960 Evo SSD is one of Samsung’s premier NVMe SSDs, along with their current flagship, the 960 Pro. The Evo variant is available in a variety of capacities including 250, 500 and 1000 GB, each with a commensurate price tag, whilst the 960 Pro is available in 512, 1024 and 2048 GB capacities. The 960 Evo has lower write endurance compared to the 960 Pro due to its TLC (3-bit) V-NAND flash memory (the 960 Pro consists of MLC (2-bit) V-NAND). As a result, Samsung only guarantee 200 terabytes written on the 512 GB 960 Evo, compared to double that on the 960 Pro, however, this volume of data is very unlikely to affect consumers. The 250 GB 960 Evo has a 13 GB SLC cache which boosts initial write speed to roughly match the 960 Pro but writes exceeding 13 GB drop in speed by over 50%. Overall, the 960 Pro offers more consistent write performance than the 960 Evo, however, this will only impact workloads that exceed the 13 GB. [Nov '17 SSDrivePro]

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