SamsungMZ-V6E250BW
SamsungMZ-77E250B

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 188,266 user samples
184,325 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 236% 118GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 139% 145GB free (System drive)
Poor: 139% Great: 236%
SPEED RANK: 88th / 1058
3,941 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 130% 233GB free
Worst Bench: 77% 165GB free (System drive)
Poor: 77% Great: 130%
SPEED RANK: 222nd / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
197 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+87%
105 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1774 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+277%
471 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1235 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+203%
408 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
47.9 MB/s Faster random read.
+24%
38.7 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
132 MB/s Much faster random write.
+52%
87 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
554 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+46%
379 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
51.2 MB/s +4% 49.3 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
359 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+8%
333 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2147 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+315%
517 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1485 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+202%
492 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
54.4 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+8%
50.4 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
188 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+54%
122 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
701 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+53%
458 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
62.8 MB/s 67.9 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+8%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
483 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+22%
395 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 47,211,117 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.3 % Hugely higher market share.
+150%
0.12 %
Value
Value For Money
28.8 % Much better value.
+49%
19.4 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % 56 % +2%
Price
Price (score)
$85 $63 Cheaper.
+26%
Age
Newest
58+ Months 8 Months Hugely more recent.
+86%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1224 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+215%
389 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1254 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+247%
361 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
3,824 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+196%
1,293 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
866 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+133%
372 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1007 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+195%
341 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
867 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+193%
296 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
665 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+136%
282 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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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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