Controller: Samsung Dual Core MGX. Memory: Samsung 40nm TLC V-NAND

Controller: Samsung Triple Core MEX. Memory: Samsung 40nm MLC V-NAND

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 36,742 user samples
30,238 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 113% 34GB free
Worst Bench: 62% 12GB free
Poor: 62% Great: 113%
SPEED RANK: 96th / 911
6,504 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 114% 60GB free
Worst Bench: 71% 1GB free
Poor: 71% Great: 114%
SPEED RANK: 88th / 911
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
91.7 % 93.6 % +2%
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
489 MB/s 505 MB/s +3%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
387 MB/s 398 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
37.1 MB/s Faster random read.
31.5 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
74.4 MB/s 89.8 MB/s Faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
391 MB/s 421 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
30.6 MB/s +4% 29.3 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
517 MB/s 526 MB/s +2%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
415 MB/s 489 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
46.8 MB/s Faster peak random read.
38 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
103 MB/s 120 MB/s Faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
420 MB/s 492 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
44.7 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
40.4 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 6,060,662 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.72 % Hugely higher market share.
0.12 %
Value For Money
56.4 % Much better value.
40.1 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
75 % More popular.
62 %
Price (score)
$87 Much cheaper.
39 Months Slightly more recent.
44 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
371 MB/s 374 MB/s +1%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
280 MB/s 336 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,147 Pts 1,219 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
112 MB/s 140 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
183 MB/s 197 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
174 MB/s 219 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
61.7 MB/s 75.6 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
120GB 128GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) March 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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