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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 199,710 user samples
196,127 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 115% 113GB free
Worst Bench: 68% 205GB free
Poor: 68% Great: 115%
SPEED RANK: 113th / 929
3,583 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% 43GB free
Worst Bench: 64% 91GB free
Poor: 64% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 164th / 929
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
96.1 % Slightly faster effective speed.
87.4 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
500 MB/s +0% 499 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
395 MB/s 418 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
37.4 MB/s Much faster random read.
24.5 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
76.7 MB/s 77.4 MB/s +1%
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
404 MB/s 451 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
35.2 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
27.7 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
518 MB/s 525 MB/s +1%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
415 MB/s 435 MB/s +5%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
46.4 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
30.2 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
104 MB/s 109 MB/s +5%
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
423 MB/s 472 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
49.8 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
39.3 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 7,222,605 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
4.4 % Insanely higher market share.
0.09 %
Value For Money
131 % Much better value.
73.2 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
102 % Much more popular.
63 %
Price (score)
$125 Much cheaper.
42 Months 41 Months +2%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
372 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
271 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
283 MB/s 289 MB/s +2%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,152 Pts Stronger server IO.
983 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
130 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
74.6 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
198 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
138 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
194 MB/s 194 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
74.1 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
47.5 MB/s
500GB 500GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) June 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

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  • 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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