SamsungMZ-V7S500B(W|/AM)
SamsungMZ-76E250B

Release date ≈ Q1 2019.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 310,990 user samples
157,338 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 336% 320GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 218% 456GB free
Poor: 218% Great: 336%
SPEED RANK: 22nd / 1030
153,652 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 127% 204GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 78% 40GB free
Poor: 78% Great: 127%
SPEED RANK: 201st / 1030
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
291 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+177%
105 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2382 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+395%
481 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
2154 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+437%
401 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
63.8 MB/s Much faster random read.
+64%
38.9 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
151 MB/s Much faster random write.
+61%
93.6 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1650 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
+334%
380 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
86.4 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+75%
49.4 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
927 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+208%
301 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2718 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+427%
516 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2603 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+429%
492 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
71.9 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+43%
50.2 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
192 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+55%
124 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1949 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+319%
465 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
101 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+52%
66.4 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
1070 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+184%
377 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 29,804,615 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.92 % Much higher market share.
+73%
1.11 %
Value
Value For Money
64.3 % Hugely better value.
+169%
23.9 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
86 % More popular.
+16%
74 %
Price
Price (score)
$98 $47 Much cheaper.
+52%
Age
Newest
18+ Months Much more recent.
+40%
30 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1661 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+327%
389 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1430 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+296%
361 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
4,920 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+280%
1,294 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1485 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+301%
370 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1240 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+258%
346 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1003 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+242%
293 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1100 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+294%
279 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
500GB 250GB
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