Controller: Silicon Motion SM2246EN. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC.


Controller: Marvell 88SS9189. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 13,532 user samples
3,412 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% 32GB free
Worst Bench: 65% 334GB free
Poor: 65% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 146th / 921
10,120 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% 389GB free
Worst Bench: 64% 410GB free
Poor: 64% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 152nd / 921
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
88.3 % +1% 87.7 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
500 MB/s +3% 486 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
418 MB/s 454 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
24.7 MB/s 24.9 MB/s +1%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
77.2 MB/s 83.5 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
450 MB/s +4% 434 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
28.4 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
24.7 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
524 MB/s +2% 514 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
435 MB/s 481 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
30.2 MB/s 30.6 MB/s +1%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
111 MB/s 121 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
472 MB/s 476 MB/s +1%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
39.5 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
33.5 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 6,466,514 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.08 % 0.13 % Much higher market share.
Value For Money
93 % Slightly better value.
85.7 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
63 % Slightly more popular.
58 %
Price (score)
$177 Slightly cheaper.
39 Months More recent.
46 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
273 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
160 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
289 MB/s 325 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
988 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
871 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
74.6 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
50.8 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
156 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
96.8 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
200 MB/s +3% 195 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
52.2 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
32.7 MB/s
500GB 512GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 2018 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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  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance, price and capacity.
  • Raw speed comparison - Raw speed readings.
  • Details ordered by value - Detailed performance stats ordered by overall value for money.
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