Controller: Indilinx Barefoot 3. Flash Memory: Toshiba A19nm MLC.

Controller: Marvell SS889175. Memory: SanDisk 19nm eX2 ABL MLC.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 4,969 user samples
1,361 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 93% 13GB free
Worst Bench: 60% 84GB free
Poor: 60% Great: 93%
SPEED RANK: 241st / 853
3,608 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% 33GB free
Worst Bench: 48% 25GB free
Poor: 48% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 424th / 853
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
76.8 % Faster effective speed.
64.2 % -20%
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
433 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
405 MB/s -7%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
363 MB/s Much faster write speed.
213 MB/s -70%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
22.8 MB/s -15% 26.2 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
82.6 MB/s Faster random write.
69.5 MB/s -19%
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
383 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
251 MB/s -53%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
16.9 MB/s -2% 17.2 MB/s +2%
Peak Sequential Read Speed
459 MB/s +4% 442 MB/s -4%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
382 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
279 MB/s -37%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
28.5 MB/s -15% 32.9 MB/s Faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
124 MB/s Faster peak random write.
106 MB/s -17%
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
411 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
315 MB/s -30%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
23.5 MB/s +1% 23.3 MB/s -1%
Market Share
Based on 3,324,546 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.06 % -200% 0.18 % Hugely higher market share.
Value For Money
49.1 % Slightly better value.
44.2 % -11%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
62 % +2% 61 % -2%
Price (score)
$82 -3% $80 +3%
35 Months Much more recent.
54 Months -35%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
304 MB/s -3% 313 MB/s +3%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
343 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
195 MB/s -76%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,083 Pts Stronger server IO.
922 Pts -17%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
72.4 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
46.8 MB/s -55%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
156 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
143 MB/s -9%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
209 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
135 MB/s -55%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
40.8 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
30.6 MB/s -33%
120GB 128GB

The 128GB Sandisk Ultra Plus proved to be a bit of a disappointment in comparison to its larger 256GB sibling. The 256GB version has more NAND modules which enable peak sequential write speeds in the region of 450 MB/s. On the 128GB version we saw a peak sequential write speed of just 279 MB/s which is significantly lower than the market leaders which also manage to hit the high 400's. Across the core performance metrics, the 128GB Ultra Plus is around 25% slower than the average of its top competitors and, unlike its 256GB sibling, really struggles to keep up with its direct competition. In terms of value for money the Ultra Plus fares a little better thanks to its reasonably low price tag but there are far better deals to be had in the 128GB category. [Feb '14 SSDrivePro]


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 2017 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our consumer SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed based on real world performance then adjust by cost per GB to yield a value for money rating. Calculated values don't always tell the whole picture so we check them against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors and more to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. Share your opinion by voting. [SSDrivePro]

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