SanDiskSDSSDHII-240G-G25
SamsungMZ-75E250B

Controller: Marvell 88SS9187. Memory: SanDisk 19nm TLC. Release date: Q3 2014.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 340,831 user samples
17,242 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% 82GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 55% 15GB free (System drive)
Poor: 55% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 352nd / 964
323,589 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 136GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 79% 147GB free (System drive)
Poor: 79% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 145th / 964
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
79.8 % 106 % Much faster effective speed.
+33%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
443 MB/s 470 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+6%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
361 MB/s 440 MB/s Faster write speed.
+22%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
29 MB/s 40 MB/s Much faster random read.
+38%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
73.9 MB/s 99.2 MB/s Much faster random write.
+34%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
246 MB/s 372 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+51%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
35.2 MB/s 53.6 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+52%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
172 MB/s 252 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+47%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
502 MB/s 507 MB/s +1%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
469 MB/s 491 MB/s +5%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
38.7 MB/s 48.2 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+25%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
120 MB/s 136 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+13%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
339 MB/s 415 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+22%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
48.3 MB/s 65.9 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+36%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
242 MB/s 326 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+35%
Market Share
Based on 9,549,794 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.33 % 4.81 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,358%
Value
Value For Money
97.1 % 115 % Better value.
+18%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
63 % 127 % Hugely more popular.
+102%
Price
Price (score)
$70 Cheaper.
+18%
$85
Age
Newest
50 Months 47 Months Slightly more recent.
+6%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
389 MB/s +1% 385 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
308 MB/s 353 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+15%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,209 Pts 1,287 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+6%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
253 MB/s 364 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+44%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
306 MB/s 349 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+14%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
233 MB/s 319 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
+37%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
193 MB/s 320 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+66%
Capacity
Capacity
240GB 250GB
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The Sandisk Ultra II sits above Sandisk's Ultra Plus and below their Extreme Pro. The Ultra Plus would probably have been phased out completely were it not for its continued success within budget space. The Ultra II is the first Sandisk drive to utilize cheaper (and slower) TLC NAND. Similarly to the Extreme Pro, the Ultra II utilizes an nCache which operates a portion of the NAND in simulated SLC mode. This strategy also matches the one employed by Samsung's now 14 months old Evo. Comparing the Ultra II and Evo shows broad performance equivalence which given the Ultra II's 15% price discount makes it the better choice today. That said it's probably worth waiting for the release of the 850 Evo which will pack another 14 months of Samsung's market leading R&D and will probably steal the show. [Sep '14 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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