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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 36,742 user samples
6,504 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 114% 60GB free
Worst Bench: 71% 1GB free
Poor: 71% Great: 114%
SPEED RANK: 88th / 911
30,238 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 113% 34GB free
Worst Bench: 62% 12GB free
Poor: 62% Great: 113%
SPEED RANK: 96th / 911
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
93.6 % +2% 91.7 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
505 MB/s +3% 489 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
398 MB/s +3% 387 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
31.5 MB/s 37.1 MB/s Faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
89.8 MB/s Faster random write.
74.4 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
421 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
391 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
29.3 MB/s 30.6 MB/s +4%
Peak Sequential Read Speed
526 MB/s +2% 517 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
489 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
415 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
38 MB/s 46.8 MB/s Faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
120 MB/s Faster peak random write.
103 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
492 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
420 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
40.4 MB/s 44.7 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
Market Share
Based on 6,060,410 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.12 % 0.72 % Hugely higher market share.
Value For Money
40.1 % 56.4 % Much better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
62 % 75 % More popular.
Price (score)
$150 $87 Much cheaper.
44 Months 39 Months Slightly more recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
374 MB/s +1% 371 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
336 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
280 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,219 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
1,147 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
140 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
112 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
197 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
183 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
219 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
174 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
75.6 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
61.7 MB/s
128GB 120GB
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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