WDWDS250G1B0A
SamsungMZ-77E500B

Release date ≈ Q4 2016.

Controller: Samsung MKX. Memory: Samsung 128 layer TLC V-NAND. Release date ≈ Q1 2021.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 34,458 user samples
24,475 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% 233GB free
Worst Bench: 58% 25GB free (System drive)
Poor: 58% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 457th / 1058
9,983 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 132% 444GB free
Worst Bench: 81% 327GB free (System drive)
Poor: 81% Great: 132%
SPEED RANK: 205th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
80.9 % 110 % Much faster effective speed.
+36%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
443 MB/s 482 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+9%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
340 MB/s 420 MB/s Faster write speed.
+24%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
30.5 MB/s 38.7 MB/s Faster random read.
+27%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
73.5 MB/s 90.5 MB/s Faster random write.
+23%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
251 MB/s 396 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+58%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
36.9 MB/s 50.9 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+38%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
160 MB/s 368 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+130%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
503 MB/s 516 MB/s +3%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
479 MB/s 490 MB/s +2%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
40.3 MB/s 49.5 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+23%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
115 MB/s 123 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+7%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
351 MB/s 461 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+31%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
51.7 MB/s 67.3 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+30%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
222 MB/s 451 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+103%
Market Share
Based on 47,135,523 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.04 % 0.3 % Hugely higher market share.
+650%
Value
Value For Money
11.3 % 26.6 % Hugely better value.
+135%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 56 % Slightly more popular.
+10%
Price
Price (score)
$90 $86 +4%
Age
Newest
58+ Months 7+ Months Hugely more recent.
+88%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
382 MB/s 389 MB/s +2%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
303 MB/s 361 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+19%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,194 Pts 1,292 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
+8%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
255 MB/s 372 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+46%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
321 MB/s 352 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+10%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
242 MB/s 307 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+27%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
217 MB/s 299 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+38%
Capacity
Capacity
250GB 500GB
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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