WDWDS500G3X0E
SamsungMZ-76E250B
  

Release date ≈ Q1 2022.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 309,393 user samples
12,579 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 507% 398GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 195% 178GB free (System drive)
Poor: 195% Great: 507%
SPEED RANK: 15th / 1074
296,814 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 128% 34GB free
Worst Bench: 75% 64GB free (System drive)
Poor: 75% Great: 128%
SPEED RANK: 244th / 1074
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
380 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+267%
104 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2965 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+518%
480 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
2710 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+611%
381 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
67.9 MB/s Much faster random read.
+78%
38.1 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
167 MB/s Much faster random write.
+75%
95.7 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
2175 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
+499%
363 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
78.3 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+63%
47.9 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
1884 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+561%
285 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
4209 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+714%
517 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
3687 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+649%
492 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
83.5 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
+67%
50 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
264 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
+110%
126 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
2760 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+492%
466 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
106 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+59%
66.5 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
2764 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+629%
379 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 75,995,293 SSDs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.14 % 0.39 % Hugely higher market share.
+179%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 57 % More popular.
+14%
Age
Newest
27+ Months Much more recent.
+64%
76 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1833 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
+371%
389 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1933 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+434%
362 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
6,087 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+369%
1297 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1552 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+318%
371 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1413 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
+296%
357 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1166 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+301%
291 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1200 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+332%
278 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
500GB 250GB
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SN850 levels of performance at SN750 prices (and much improved thermals/power efficiency). What's not to love?! Put this thing in Gaming Mode and you are laughing! —[removes the latency involved in power state switching which, in some situations, would make an nvme drive perform slower than a sata one] [Jun '22 scowi3]

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The 860 Evo is the latest mainstream SATA SSD from Samsung. The 2.5-inch version of the 860 Evo will be available in several capacities ranging from 250 GB to a staggering 4TB. It’s also available in the slimmer M.2 and mSATA form factors. The 860 Evo demonstrates marginally reduced performance compared to its popular, but now three year old predecessor, the 850 Evo. In a head to head comparison the 860 looses by a very modest 6% in terms of effective speed. The 860 Evo is based on a refinement of Samsung’s consumer grade TLC V-NAND, this time featuring 256Gb and 512 Gb 64 layer V-NAND and it also features a new "MJX" controller. The 250 GB version can reach sequential write speeds of up to 520 MB/s, dropping to 300 MB/s once the SLC cache is exhausted (the 250 GB version has a 12 GB SLC write cache). Peak sequential read speeds of 560 MB/s are achievable across the different capacities. The 250GB version has a 512 MB LPDDR4 DRAM cache. All capacities have a five year warranty, but as a testament to the enhanced reliability of this new technology, the warrantied terabytes written (TBW) has doubled from 75 TBW to 150 TBW for the 250 GB 860 Evo. [Jan '18 SSDrivePro]

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