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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 93,328 user samples
82,408 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% 196GB free
Worst Bench: 62% 458GB free
Poor: 62% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 370th / 1058
10,920 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% 340GB free
Worst Bench: 64% 47GB free (System drive)
Poor: 64% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 326th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
86.1 % 89.4 % +4%
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
401 MB/s +3% 391 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
403 MB/s 411 MB/s +2%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
24.6 MB/s +3% 23.9 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
86.7 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
82.1 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
347 MB/s +2% 341 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
35.6 MB/s +2% 34.9 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
291 MB/s 372 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
448 MB/s +3% 434 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
482 MB/s +0% 481 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
28.2 MB/s +1% 28 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
116 MB/s +1% 115 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
390 MB/s +1% 387 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
42.5 MB/s 42.9 MB/s +1%
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
333 MB/s 462 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 41,899,322 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.14 % Hugely higher market share.
0.02 %
Value For Money
14 % 20 % Much better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % +4% 52 %
Price (score)
$155 Cheaper.
58 Months 58 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
351 MB/s 366 MB/s +4%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
327 MB/s 327 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1143 Pts 1,163 Pts +2%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
330 MB/s 348 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
302 MB/s 310 MB/s +3%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
264 MB/s +3% 257 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
272 MB/s 281 MB/s +3%
525GB 1TB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 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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