Controller: Marvell 88SS1074. Flash Memory: Micron 3D TLC. Release date: Q2 2016.


Controller: Marvell 88SS9187-BLD2. Flash Memory: SanDisk 19nm eX2 ABL MLC. Release date: Q2 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 16,286 user samples
10,851 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% 129GB free
Worst Bench: 63% 574GB free
Poor: 63% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 279th / 1026
5,435 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 113% 401GB free
Worst Bench: 63% 96GB free (System drive)
Poor: 63% Great: 113%
SPEED RANK: 241st / 1026
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
90.3 % 94.2 % +4%
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
396 MB/s 464 MB/s Faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
412 MB/s 421 MB/s +2%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
23.7 MB/s 28.9 MB/s Faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
83 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
76.6 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
344 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
267 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
35 MB/s +2% 34.2 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
373 MB/s 382 MB/s +2%
Peak Sequential Read Speed
435 MB/s 509 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
Peak Sequential Write Speed
478 MB/s 479 MB/s +0%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
28.1 MB/s 35.7 MB/s Faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
117 MB/s +3% 114 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
387 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
328 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
42.7 MB/s +0% 42.6 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
448 MB/s 476 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 26,494,304 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.04 % Hugely higher market share.
0.02 %
Value For Money
12.1 % Slightly better value.
11 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
58 % 62 % Slightly more popular.
Price (score)
$398 $219 Much cheaper.
47 Months Much more recent.
71 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
365 MB/s 380 MB/s +4%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
326 MB/s 339 MB/s +4%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,162 Pts 1,217 Pts +5%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
345 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
165 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
318 MB/s +1% 314 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
271 MB/s 273 MB/s +1%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
290 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
145 MB/s
1TB 480GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) May 2020 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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