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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 28,522 user samples
24,433 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 114% 56GB free
Worst Bench: 65% 73GB free
Poor: 65% Great: 114%
SPEED RANK: 68th / 860
4,089 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 81% 7GB free
Worst Bench: 47% 10GB free
Poor: 47% Great: 81%
SPEED RANK: 433rd / 860
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
94.1 % Much faster effective speed.
64.3 % -46%
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
493 MB/s Faster read speed.
403 MB/s -22%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
389 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
213 MB/s -83%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
38.3 MB/s Much faster random read.
25.9 MB/s -48%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
78.2 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
69.3 MB/s -13%
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
390 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
251 MB/s -55%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
31.6 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
17.4 MB/s -82%
Peak Sequential Read Speed
518 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
443 MB/s -17%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
416 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
277 MB/s -50%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
47.5 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
33 MB/s -44%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
109 MB/s +2% 107 MB/s -2%
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
420 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
314 MB/s -34%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
45 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
23.5 MB/s -91%
Market Share
Based on 4,120,634 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.11 % Insanely higher market share.
0.07 % -1,486%
Value For Money
61.7 % Much better value.
35.5 % -74%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
74 % More popular.
61 % -21%
Price (score)
$80 Cheaper.
$107 -26%
34 Months Much more recent.
57 Months -40%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
378 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
311 MB/s -22%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
285 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
195 MB/s -46%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,170 Pts Stronger server IO.
920 Pts -27%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
113 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
47.1 MB/s -140%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
198 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
151 MB/s -31%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
188 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
137 MB/s -37%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
64.1 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
32 MB/s -100%
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) October 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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