SamsungMZ-V6E250BW
SamsungMZ-75E250B

Controller: Samsung Dual Core MGX. Memory: Samsung 40nm TLC V-NAND. Release date: Q4 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 530,880 user samples
126,726 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 238% 465GB free
Worst Bench: 138% 84GB free (System drive)
Poor: 138% Great: 238%
SPEED RANK: 52nd / 991
404,154 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 124% 52GB free
Worst Bench: 73% 60GB free (System drive)
Poor: 73% Great: 124%
SPEED RANK: 165th / 991
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
199 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+89%
105 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1774 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+276%
472 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1295 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+195%
439 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
45.2 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+12%
40.2 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
140 MB/s Much faster random write.
+40%
99.9 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
577 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+55%
372 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
53 MB/s 53.7 MB/s +1%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
370 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+50%
247 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2166 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+327%
507 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1512 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+208%
491 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
54.9 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+15%
47.9 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
199 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+51%
132 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
748 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+80%
415 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
64.7 MB/s 65.4 MB/s +1%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
479 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+46%
327 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 12,089,043 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.18 % 3.75 % Hugely higher market share.
+218%
Value
Value For Money
191 % Much better value.
+57%
122 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
69 % 127 % Hugely more popular.
+84%
Price
Price (score)
$100 $78 Cheaper.
+22%
Age
Newest
26+ Months Much more recent.
+48%
50 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1244 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+223%
385 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1279 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+254%
361 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
3,897 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+202%
1,291 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
899 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+145%
367 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
972 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+180%
347 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
927 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+196%
313 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
680 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+114%
318 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
250GB 250GB
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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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The 250GB Samsung 850 Evo has a similar architecture to its hugely successful predecessor, the 840 Evo. Both drives are TLC based but the 850 uses 3D V-NAND as opposed to regular NAND. Both drives also feature a Turbowrite cache (TWC) which buffers up to 3GB of writes. The TWC enables high burst write speeds but when the cache exhausts write speeds drop to 300 MB/s. Comparing the 850 and 840 Evos shows that effective speed, has improved by 11% and the warranty has been extended from three to five years but prices are also up by 11%. The 850 Evo does put in superb benchmarks (second only to the 850 Pro) but these are only valid within the TWC. At current price levels the 850 Evo struggles to compete with the value leaders[Dec '14 SSDrivePro]

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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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