Controller: Marvell 88SS9187. Flash Memory: Micron Synchronous 20nm MLC. Release date ≤ Q4 2013.


Controller: Indilinx Barefoot 3 IDX500M00. Flash: Toshiba A19nm MLC. Release date: Q3 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 4,986 user samples
3,904 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% 637GB free
Worst Bench: 58% 396GB free
Poor: 58% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 443rd / 1058
1,082 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 103% 168GB free
Worst Bench: 64% 85GB free
Poor: 64% Great: 103%
SPEED RANK: 360th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
81.8 % 86.8 % Slightly faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
403 MB/s 404 MB/s +0%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
378 MB/s 403 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
21.7 MB/s 24.9 MB/s Faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
73.6 MB/s 89.4 MB/s Faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
303 MB/s +1% 301 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
30 MB/s 33 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
319 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
300 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
435 MB/s 452 MB/s +4%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
421 MB/s 438 MB/s +4%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
26.2 MB/s 29.4 MB/s Faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
111 MB/s 127 MB/s Faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
328 MB/s 331 MB/s +1%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
37.9 MB/s 38.8 MB/s +2%
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
415 MB/s 419 MB/s +1%
Market Share
Based on 47,031,645 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0 %
Value For Money
12.7 % Much better value.
8.73 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 53 % Slightly more popular.
Price (score)
$300 $67 Much cheaper.
92+ Months 85 Months Slightly more recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
332 MB/s 339 MB/s +2%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
334 MB/s 373 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,102 Pts 1,178 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
187 MB/s 274 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
288 MB/s 299 MB/s +4%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
268 MB/s 303 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
166 MB/s 239 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
960GB 120GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2021 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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