Controller: Samsung Triple Core MEX. Memory: Samsung 40nm MLC V-NAND. Release date: Q3 2014.


Controller: LSI SandForce SF2281VB1-SDC. Memory: Micron Asynchronous 25nm MLC. Release date ≤ Q4 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 19,158 user samples
10,250 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 117% 91GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 70% 16GB free (System drive)
Poor: 70% Great: 117%
SPEED RANK: 210th / 1011
8,908 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 52% 53GB free
Worst Bench: 30% 17GB free (System drive)
Poor: 30% Great: 52%
SPEED RANK: 866th / 1011
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
98.7 % Hugely faster effective speed.
42.3 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
473 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
168 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
396 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
63.6 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
32.4 MB/s Much faster random read.
22.2 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
89.9 MB/s Much faster random write.
54.3 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
297 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
91.3 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
40.1 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
25.1 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
337 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
57.7 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
514 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
192 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
479 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
75.9 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
38.3 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
28.2 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
120 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
71.2 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
355 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
108 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
47.7 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
33 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
472 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
69.8 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 19,367,628 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.05 % Much higher market share.
0.03 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
62 % More popular.
50 %
64 Months Slightly more recent.
71+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
388 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
139 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
353 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
74.9 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,255 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
442 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
331 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
91.2 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
326 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
75 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
285 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
62.2 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
259 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
61.8 MB/s
128GB 60GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) November 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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