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

Release date ≈ Q4 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 58,675 user samples
21,719 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% 698GB free
Worst Bench: 71% 106GB free (System drive)
Poor: 71% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 311th / 1058
36,956 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 89% 111GB free
Worst Bench: 37% 66GB free (System drive)
Poor: 37% Great: 89%
SPEED RANK: 749th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
90.4 % Much faster effective speed.
63.5 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
400 MB/s 404 MB/s +1%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
418 MB/s Much faster write speed.
268 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
24.4 MB/s +2% 24 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
88.7 MB/s Much faster random write.
65.9 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
345 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
248 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
35.8 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
25.5 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
347 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
150 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
437 MB/s 490 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
Peak Sequential Write Speed
481 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
418 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
28.2 MB/s 35.8 MB/s Faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
115 MB/s Faster peak random write.
100 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
390 MB/s +2% 381 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
42.7 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
40.4 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
463 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
337 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 45,326,313 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 0.25 % Insanely higher market share.
Value For Money
18 % Much better value.
10.4 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % +2% 52 %
Price (score)
$169 $35 Much cheaper.
61 Months 45+ Months More recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
363 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
177 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
328 MB/s +3% 319 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,160 Pts Much stronger server IO.
868 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
352 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
201 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
317 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
122 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
278 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
183 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
292 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
113 MB/s
750GB 120GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 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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