Controller: LSI Sandforce SF2281VB1-SDC. NAND Memory: INTEL Asynchronous 25NM MLC. Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

Controller: Phison PS3111-S11. Flash Memory: Toshiba 15nm TLC. Release date: Q1 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 162,969 user samples
665 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 80% 50GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 50% 112GB free
Poor: 50% Great: 80%
SPEED RANK: 704th / 1026
162,304 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% 188GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 35% 84GB free (System drive)
Poor: 35% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 728th / 1026
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
63.5 % +3% 61.9 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
354 MB/s 422 MB/s Faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
144 MB/s 306 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26 MB/s 26.6 MB/s +2%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
72.9 MB/s Much faster random write.
51.9 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
189 MB/s 247 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
31.7 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
20.3 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
113 MB/s 148 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
420 MB/s 511 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
Peak Sequential Write Speed
256 MB/s 450 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
34.6 MB/s 35.3 MB/s +2%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
109 MB/s Faster peak random write.
98.3 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
269 MB/s 425 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
41.3 MB/s +2% 40.3 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
175 MB/s 405 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 28,141,237 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 2.77 % Insanely higher market share.
Value For Money
6.19 % 18.3 % Hugely better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 60 % More popular.
Price (score)
$70 $32 Much cheaper.
77+ Months 42 Months Much more recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
230 MB/s 270 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
229 MB/s 345 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
833 Pts 1,038 Pts Stronger server IO.
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
170 MB/s 203 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
130 MB/s 184 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
140 MB/s 194 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
109 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
79.9 MB/s
120GB 240GB

could have used some DRAM, stutters when booting. [Dec '19 ExecutableFiles]


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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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