Controller: Indilinx Barefoot 3. Flash Memory: Toshiba A19nm MLC. Release date: Q3 2014.

Controller: LSI SandForce SF2281VB1-SDC. NAND Memory: Intel Synchronous 25nm MLC. Release date ≈ Q2 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 4,867 user samples
3,408 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 97% 98GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 62% 20GB free (System drive)
Poor: 62% Great: 97%
SPEED RANK: 429th / 1058
1,459 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 69% 103GB free
Worst Bench: 48% 214GB free
Poor: 48% Great: 69%
SPEED RANK: 789th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
82.8 % Much faster effective speed.
59.6 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
370 MB/s 387 MB/s +5%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
362 MB/s Much faster write speed.
253 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
24.3 MB/s 25.9 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
85.7 MB/s Hugely faster random write.
20.4 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
278 MB/s 283 MB/s +2%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
32.5 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
23.3 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
282 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
203 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
410 MB/s 461 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
Peak Sequential Write Speed
382 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
307 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
28.3 MB/s 32.5 MB/s Faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
119 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
25.3 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
302 MB/s 347 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
37.8 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
28.4 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
369 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
268 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 47,034,177 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % Insanely higher market share.
0 %
Value For Money
7.13 % Better value.
6.21 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % Slightly more popular.
50 %
Price (score)
$82 Much cheaper.
85 Months +3% 88+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
309 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
230 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
358 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
114 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,095 Pts Much stronger server IO.
641 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
254 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
147 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
282 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
215 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
297 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
96.1 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
227 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
122 MB/s
120GB 480GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 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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