SamsungMZVLW256HEHP
SamsungMZ-7KE256BW

Release date ≈ Q3 2016.

Controller: Samsung Triple Core MEX. Memory: Samsung 40nm MLC V-NAND. Release date: Q3 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 76,581 user samples
24,139 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 231% 168GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 116% 120GB free (System drive)
Poor: 116% Great: 231%
SPEED RANK: 61st / 959
52,442 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 34GB free
Worst Bench: 73% 153GB free (System drive)
Poor: 73% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 145th / 959
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
177 % Much faster effective speed.
+70%
104 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1392 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+196%
470 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1031 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+151%
411 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
48.1 MB/s Much faster random read.
+42%
33.9 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
108 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+14%
94.9 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
667 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
+97%
338 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
61.9 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+37%
45.1 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
325 MB/s 353 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
+9%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1946 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+277%
516 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1328 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+172%
488 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
61.1 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+38%
44.3 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
167 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+29%
129 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
889 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+133%
382 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
81.4 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+38%
58.8 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
354 MB/s 477 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+35%
Market Share
Based on 9,162,239 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.93 % Much higher market share.
+45%
0.64 %
Value
Value For Money
213 % Hugely better value.
+202%
70.6 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % 97 % Much more popular.
+76%
Price
Price (score)
$75 Much cheaper.
+54%
$163
Age
Newest
25+ Months Much more recent.
+51%
51 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1461 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+277%
388 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1087 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+208%
353 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
3,962 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+210%
1,277 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1015 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+184%
357 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
894 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+158%
346 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
734 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+141%
304 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
742 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+146%
302 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
256GB 256GB
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