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

Controller: Marvell 88SS9187. Memory: SanDisk 19nm TLC.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 198,183 user samples
184,154 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 116% 249GB free
Worst Bench: 71% 132GB free
Poor: 71% Great: 116%
SPEED RANK: 108th / 921
14,029 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 84% 75GB free
Worst Bench: 51% 38GB free
Poor: 51% Great: 84%
SPEED RANK: 419th / 921
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
95.4 % Much faster effective speed.
68.3 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
498 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
469 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
396 MB/s Much faster write speed.
278 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
37.5 MB/s Much faster random read.
27.2 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
76 MB/s Much faster random write.
49.4 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
401 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
274 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
34.9 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
14.9 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
518 MB/s +4% 500 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
415 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
349 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
46.9 MB/s Faster peak random read.
36.2 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
104 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
76.6 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
423 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
340 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
50.6 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
21 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 6,460,555 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
4.97 % Insanely higher market share.
0.3 %
Value For Money
122 % Much better value.
87.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
102 % Much more popular.
63 %
Price (score)
$136 $130 +4%
40 Months Slightly more recent.
43 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
370 MB/s +2% 362 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
283 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
207 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,150 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
1,001 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
129 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
51.3 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
185 MB/s 187 MB/s +1%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
184 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
142 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
71.8 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
31.1 MB/s
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Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 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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  • 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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