SamsungMZ-V7E250BW
SamsungMZ-76E250B

Release date ≈ Q2 2018.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 41,084 user samples
19,788 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 269% 142GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 158% 169GB free (System drive)
Poor: 158% Great: 269%
SPEED RANK: 28th / 959
21,296 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 127% 212GB free
Worst Bench: 73% 114GB free (System drive)
Poor: 73% Great: 127%
SPEED RANK: 137th / 959
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
228 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+116%
105 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2082 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+340%
473 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1351 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+235%
403 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
56.5 MB/s Much faster random read.
+45%
39 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
140 MB/s Much faster random write.
+45%
96.5 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1077 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
+180%
384 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
75.1 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+51%
49.8 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
419 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+39%
302 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2500 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+385%
515 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1474 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+201%
490 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
65.4 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+30%
50.5 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
198 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+51%
131 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1297 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+180%
463 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
89.8 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+33%
67.3 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
482 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+32%
365 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 9,162,958 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.19 % Slightly higher market share.
+14%
1.92 %
Value
Value For Money
241 % Much better value.
+42%
170 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
62 % 63 % +2%
Price
Price (score)
$88 $50 Much cheaper.
+43%
Age
Newest
5+ Months Much more recent.
+44%
9 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
981 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+152%
389 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1460 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+306%
360 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
3,731 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+187%
1,300 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1013 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+175%
368 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
879 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+162%
336 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
907 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+207%
295 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
867 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+213%
277 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
250GB 250GB
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Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) October 2018 SSD Rankings.

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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