Controller: Marvell 88SS9189. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC. Release date: Q1 2015.


Controller: Marvell 88SS9189. Flash Memory: Micron 16nm MLC. Release date: Q2 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 28,812 user samples
9,986 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% 465GB free
Worst Bench: 54% 255GB free
Poor: 54% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 400th / 1016
18,826 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% 95GB free
Worst Bench: 62% 221GB free
Poor: 62% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 324th / 1016
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
81.8 % 86.4 % Slightly faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
396 MB/s 399 MB/s +1%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
342 MB/s 420 MB/s Faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.1 MB/s 26.1 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
81 MB/s 87.3 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
270 MB/s 300 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
34.6 MB/s 37.4 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
291 MB/s 318 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
436 MB/s 436 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
469 MB/s +0% 467 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
30.6 MB/s +1% 30.4 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
117 MB/s 119 MB/s +2%
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
330 MB/s +1% 327 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
43.2 MB/s 44.8 MB/s +4%
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
462 MB/s +1% 458 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 22,383,299 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.05 % 0.06 % Higher market share.
Value For Money
19.2 % Much better value.
11.4 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
57 % 59 % +4%
Price (score)
$90 Much cheaper.
61 Months Slightly more recent.
68 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
289 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
189 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
356 MB/s 359 MB/s +1%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,082 Pts Stronger server IO.
936 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
161 MB/s 182 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
175 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
146 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
237 MB/s 290 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
130 MB/s 161 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
500GB 512GB
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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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