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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 39,506 user samples
33,747 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 116% 139GB free
Worst Bench: 74% 635GB free
Poor: 74% Great: 116%
SPEED RANK: 82nd / 911
5,759 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 120% 420GB free
Worst Bench: 72% 802GB free
Poor: 72% Great: 120%
SPEED RANK: 75th / 911
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
96.8 % 101 % +4%
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
499 MB/s 509 MB/s +2%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
394 MB/s 461 MB/s Faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
37.8 MB/s Faster random read.
32.1 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
77.6 MB/s 86.9 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
400 MB/s 483 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
35.3 MB/s +2% 34.6 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
519 MB/s 529 MB/s +2%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
414 MB/s 502 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
46.8 MB/s Faster peak random read.
40.2 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
104 MB/s 120 MB/s Faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
425 MB/s 517 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
51 MB/s +5% 48.7 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 6,060,410 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.81 % Hugely higher market share.
0.14 %
Value For Money
107 % Better value.
92 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
68 % 69 % +1%
Price (score)
$330 Cheaper.
39 Months Slightly more recent.
44 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
373 MB/s 379 MB/s +2%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
283 MB/s 337 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,154 Pts 1,234 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
134 MB/s 198 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
210 MB/s 224 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
204 MB/s 237 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
86.2 MB/s 107 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
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]


Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - Sometimes benchmarks get it completely wrong...
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance, price and capacity.
  • Raw speed comparison - Raw speed readings.
  • Details ordered by value - Detailed performance stats ordered by overall value for money.
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  • - Download and run UserBenchMark (UBM).
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  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
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  • - Checks include: 4k Align, NCQ, TRIM, SATA, USB & S.M.A.R.T.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
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