WDWDS250G2B0B
SamsungMZ-7KE256BW

Release date ≈ Q3 2017.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 140,713 user samples
11,443 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% 232GB free
Worst Bench: 63% 58GB free (System drive)
Poor: 63% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 377th / 1058
129,270 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 122% 238GB free
Worst Bench: 71% 37GB free
Poor: 71% Great: 122%
SPEED RANK: 238th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
85.7 % 102 % Faster effective speed.
+19%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
463 MB/s 474 MB/s +2%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
340 MB/s 406 MB/s Faster write speed.
+19%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
32.1 MB/s 33.1 MB/s +3%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
78.3 MB/s 86.7 MB/s Faster random write.
+11%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
239 MB/s 337 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+41%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
38.8 MB/s 43.2 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+11%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
176 MB/s 355 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
+102%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
511 MB/s 516 MB/s +1%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
472 MB/s 489 MB/s +4%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
41 MB/s 42 MB/s +2%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
117 MB/s 118 MB/s +1%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
339 MB/s 387 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+14%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
52.1 MB/s 55.6 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+7%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
219 MB/s 486 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+122%
Market Share
Based on 46,993,669 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % 0.16 % Hugely higher market share.
+433%
Value
Value For Money
22 % Hugely better value.
+172%
8.1 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 54 % Slightly more popular.
+8%
Price
Price (score)
$40 Much cheaper.
+79%
$195
Age
Newest
49+ Months Much more recent.
+43%
86 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
380 MB/s 388 MB/s +2%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
321 MB/s 361 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+12%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,212 Pts 1,270 Pts +5%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
277 MB/s 357 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+29%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
337 MB/s 345 MB/s +2%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
260 MB/s 289 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+11%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
233 MB/s 298 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
+28%
Capacity
Capacity
250GB 256GB
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