Sandisk
SamsungMZ-7KE256BW
  

Release date ≈ Q3 2018.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 145,100 user samples
15,830 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 54% 111GB free
Worst Bench: 31% 18GB free (System drive)
Poor: 31% Great: 54%
SPEED RANK: 914th / 1058
129,270 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 122% 238GB free
Worst Bench: 71% 37GB free
Poor: 71% Great: 122%
SPEED RANK: 235th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
43.4 % 102 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+134%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
419 MB/s 474 MB/s Faster read speed.
+13%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
249 MB/s 406 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+63%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
18.4 MB/s 33.1 MB/s Much faster random read.
+80%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
28.3 MB/s 86.7 MB/s Hugely faster random write.
+206%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
220 MB/s 337 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+53%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
14.5 MB/s 43.2 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
+198%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
74.8 MB/s 355 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+375%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
455 MB/s 516 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+13%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
309 MB/s 489 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+58%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
23.4 MB/s 42 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+79%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
43.7 MB/s 118 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
+170%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
294 MB/s 387 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+32%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
19.8 MB/s 55.6 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
+181%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
122 MB/s 486 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+298%
Market Share
Based on 47,303,223 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.07 % 0.15 % Hugely higher market share.
+114%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 54 % Slightly more popular.
+8%
Age
Newest
38+ Months Much more recent.
+56%
86 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
120 MB/s 388 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+223%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
91.2 MB/s 361 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+296%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
454 Pts 1,270 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+180%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
42.6 MB/s 357 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+738%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
103 MB/s 345 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+235%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
70.1 MB/s 289 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+312%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
32.7 MB/s 298 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+811%
Capacity
Capacity
120GB 256GB
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