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Samsung 860 EVO SSD 256GB vs Crucial P5 SSD 250GB

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860 EVO SSD 256GB 256 GB
P5 SSD 250GB 256 GB
Difference: 0 (0%)

Random Read

P5 SSD 250GB 210000 IOPS
860 EVO SSD 256GB 98000 IOPS
Difference: 112000 (114%)

Random Write

P5 SSD 250GB 355000 IOPS
860 EVO SSD 256GB 90000 IOPS
Difference: 265000 (294%)

Sequential Read

P5 SSD 250GB 3400 MB/sec
860 EVO SSD 256GB 550 MB/sec
Difference: 2850 (518%)

Sequential Write

P5 SSD 250GB 1400 MB/sec
860 EVO SSD 256GB 520 MB/sec
Difference: 880 (169%)


860 EVO SSD 256GB 150 TB
P5 SSD 250GB 150 TB
Difference: 0 (0%)


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Model 860 EVO SSD 256GB P5 SSD 250GB
Manufacturer Samsung Crucial
NAND Samsung V-NAND 3-bit MLC Micron 96L 3D TLC
Form Factor 2.5" SATA III M.2 (2280)
Capacity 256 GB 256 GB
Cache 512 MB (N/A) MB
Sequential Read 550 MB/s 3400 MB/s
Sequential Write 520 MB/s 1400 MB/s
Random Read 98000 IOPS 210000 IOPS
Random Write 90000 IOPS 355000 IOPS
Interface SATA III 6Gb/s NVMe 1.3
Controller Samsung MJX Controller Micron in-house design
Date Released 2019 2020
Endurance 150 TB 150 TB
Notes 5-Year Limited Warranty 5-Year Warranty

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