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 9,843 user samples
8,777 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% 698GB free
Worst Bench: 65% 70GB free (System drive)
Poor: 65% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 243rd / 992
1,066 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 114% 860GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 69% 701GB free
Poor: 69% Great: 114%
SPEED RANK: 199th / 992
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
90.3 % 95.2 % Slightly faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
398 MB/s 462 MB/s Faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
410 MB/s 418 MB/s +2%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
24.3 MB/s 28.8 MB/s Faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
92 MB/s Faster random write.
78.4 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
338 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
271 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
35.5 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
33.6 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
341 MB/s 392 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
434 MB/s 508 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
Peak Sequential Write Speed
480 MB/s +1% 475 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
28.5 MB/s 35.9 MB/s Faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
123 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
113 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
389 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
335 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
43.5 MB/s +2% 42.6 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
452 MB/s 472 MB/s +4%
Market Share
Based on 12,952,740 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.05 % Hugely higher market share.
0.01 %
Value For Money
119 % Much better value.
84 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
61 % Slightly more popular.
57 %
Price (score)
$196 Much cheaper.
33 Months Much more recent.
57 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
363 MB/s 380 MB/s +5%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
327 MB/s 334 MB/s +2%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,167 Pts 1,211 Pts +4%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
350 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
163 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
312 MB/s 325 MB/s +4%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
286 MB/s +1% 284 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
288 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
143 MB/s
750GB 960GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) March 2019 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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