WDWDS250G1B0A
SamsungMZ-7KE512BW

Release date ≈ Q4 2016.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 84,009 user samples
21,265 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% 232GB free
Worst Bench: 58% 29GB free (System drive)
Poor: 58% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 430th / 1058
62,744 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 124% 0GB free
Worst Bench: 77% 476GB free
Poor: 77% Great: 124%
SPEED RANK: 229th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
82.7 % 103 % Faster effective speed.
+25%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
448 MB/s 478 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+7%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
345 MB/s 405 MB/s Faster write speed.
+17%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
31.4 MB/s 34 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+8%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
75.6 MB/s 87.4 MB/s Faster random write.
+16%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
252 MB/s 353 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+40%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
38 MB/s 44.6 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+17%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
164 MB/s 369 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+125%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
506 MB/s 514 MB/s +2%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
482 MB/s 487 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
41.4 MB/s 42.6 MB/s +3%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
118 MB/s 121 MB/s +3%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
354 MB/s 399 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+13%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
53 MB/s 57.8 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+9%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
224 MB/s 488 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+118%
Market Share
Based on 45,600,411 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.06 % 0.08 % Much higher market share.
+33%
Value
Value For Money
11.6 % +0% 11.6 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 56 % Slightly more popular.
+10%
Price
Price (score)
$90 Much cheaper.
+64%
$249
Age
Newest
57+ Months Much more recent.
+33%
85 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
384 MB/s 388 MB/s +1%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
305 MB/s 359 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+18%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,205 Pts 1,272 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+6%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
255 MB/s 363 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+42%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
326 MB/s 341 MB/s +5%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
246 MB/s 281 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+14%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
218 MB/s 298 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+37%
Capacity
Capacity
250GB 512GB
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