TranscendTS256GSSD370S
SamsungMZ-7KE2T0BW

Controller: Samsung Triple Core MEX. Memory: Samsung 40nm MLC V-NAND. Release date ≈ Q4 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 12,449 user samples
10,430 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 112% 238GB free
Worst Bench: 60% 24GB free (System drive)
Poor: 60% Great: 112%
SPEED RANK: 323rd / 1058
2,019 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 129% 1TB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 76% 890GB free
Poor: 76% Great: 129%
SPEED RANK: 210th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
89.4 % 109 % Faster effective speed.
+22%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
471 MB/s 479 MB/s +2%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
353 MB/s 425 MB/s Faster write speed.
+20%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
28.6 MB/s 35.6 MB/s Faster random read.
+24%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
76.8 MB/s 90.1 MB/s Faster random write.
+17%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
279 MB/s 377 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+35%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
38.1 MB/s 47.9 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+26%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
297 MB/s 412 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+39%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
515 MB/s +0% 513 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
460 MB/s 493 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+7%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
38.1 MB/s 41.7 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+9%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
108 MB/s 123 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+14%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
338 MB/s 422 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+25%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
51.6 MB/s 58.8 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+14%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
439 MB/s 492 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+12%
Market Share
Based on 47,032,323 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
0 %
Value
Value For Money
8.57 % 20.4 % Hugely better value.
+138%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 50 %
Price
Price (score)
$152 Much cheaper.
+70%
$500
Age
Newest
76+ Months 70+ Months Slightly more recent.
+8%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
284 MB/s 388 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+37%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
318 MB/s 362 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+14%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,049 Pts 1,276 Pts Stronger server IO.
+22%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
198 MB/s 369 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+86%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
261 MB/s 338 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+30%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
256 MB/s 289 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+13%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
171 MB/s 306 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+79%
Capacity
Capacity
256GB 2TB
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Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2021 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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