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SamsungMZ-7KE256BW
  

Release date ≈ Q1 2019.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 67,583 user samples
1,763 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 122% 930GB free
Worst Bench: 76% 322GB free (System drive)
Poor: 76% Great: 122%
SPEED RANK: 181st / 1003
65,820 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 128% 238GB free
Worst Bench: 73% 39GB free
Poor: 73% Great: 128%
SPEED RANK: 181st / 1003
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
105 % 105 % +0%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
431 MB/s 472 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+10%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
416 MB/s +0% 415 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
33.3 MB/s 34.6 MB/s +4%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
89.6 MB/s 94.9 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+6%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
339 MB/s 342 MB/s +1%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
43.1 MB/s 45.4 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+5%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
424 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+17%
363 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
503 MB/s 515 MB/s +2%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
485 MB/s 491 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
41.5 MB/s 44.1 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+6%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
120 MB/s 133 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+11%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
401 MB/s +3% 390 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
54.1 MB/s 58.2 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+8%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
476 MB/s 486 MB/s +2%
Market Share
Based on 15,730,416 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.14 % 0.41 % Hugely higher market share.
+193%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 96 % Hugely more popular.
+92%
Age
Newest
5+ Months Hugely more recent.
+92%
60 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
386 MB/s 387 MB/s +0%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
334 MB/s 359 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+7%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,239 Pts 1,286 Pts +4%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
258 MB/s 357 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+38%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
348 MB/s +3% 338 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
297 MB/s 298 MB/s +0%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
225 MB/s 299 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+33%
Capacity
Capacity
1TB 256GB
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Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 2019 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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Intel Core i7-8700K $350Nvidia GTX 1070 $400Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
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AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $222Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
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