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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 7,553 user samples
3,939 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% 105GB free
Worst Bench: 55% 287GB free (System drive)
Poor: 55% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 335th / 955
3,614 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% 248GB free
Worst Bench: 63% 74GB free (System drive)
Poor: 63% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 192nd / 955
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
77.5 % 88.4 % Slightly faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
451 MB/s 492 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
334 MB/s 413 MB/s Faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
25.3 MB/s +1% 25 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
72.7 MB/s 79.7 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
307 MB/s 418 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
25.6 MB/s 29.9 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
279 MB/s 331 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
516 MB/s 525 MB/s +2%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
452 MB/s +4% 436 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
30.5 MB/s +1% 30.2 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
114 MB/s +3% 111 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
388 MB/s 472 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
43.2 MB/s 43.8 MB/s +1%
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
460 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
431 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 7,606,926 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.09 % Much higher market share.
0.06 %
Value For Money
80.6 % Slightly better value.
74 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
57 % 63 % Slightly more popular.
Price (score)
$180 Cheaper.
42 Months 42 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
287 MB/s +5% 274 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
341 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
293 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,066 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
993 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
159 MB/s 209 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
139 MB/s 163 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
193 MB/s 210 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
67.1 MB/s 77.5 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
500GB 500GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 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.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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