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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 7,377 user samples
3,861 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 89% 304GB free
Worst Bench: 52% 287GB free
Poor: 52% Great: 89%
SPEED RANK: 332nd / 927
3,516 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% 351GB free
Worst Bench: 67% 210GB free
Poor: 67% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 152nd / 927
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
73.6 % 88.5 % Faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
486 MB/s 501 MB/s +3%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
326 MB/s 419 MB/s 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
64.9 MB/s 78.1 MB/s Faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
325 MB/s 451 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
18.9 MB/s 28.3 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
518 MB/s 525 MB/s +1%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
399 MB/s 435 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
30.2 MB/s +1% 30 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
93.6 MB/s 109 MB/s Faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
390 MB/s 472 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
26.1 MB/s 39.3 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
Market Share
Based on 6,815,596 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.08 % 0.09 % Slightly higher market share.
Value For Money
76.5 % 86.9 % Slightly better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
57 % 63 % Slightly more popular.
Price (score)
$180 Slightly cheaper.
40 Months 40 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
277 MB/s +2% 272 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
266 MB/s 289 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
947 Pts 984 Pts +4%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
38.6 MB/s 74.8 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
112 MB/s 151 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
149 MB/s 200 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
26.5 MB/s 51.9 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
500GB 500GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) May 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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  • Raw speed comparison - Raw speed readings.
  • Details ordered by value - Detailed performance stats ordered by overall value for money.
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