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


Controller: LSI SandForce SF2281VB1-SDC. NAND Memory: Intel Synchronous 25nm MLC. Release date ≤ Q1 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 45,062 user samples
44,741 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 125% 120GB free
Worst Bench: 69% 213GB free
Poor: 69% Great: 125%
SPEED RANK: 197th / 1018
321 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 75% 36GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 43% 31GB free (System drive)
Poor: 43% Great: 75%
SPEED RANK: 761st / 1018
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
102 % Much faster effective speed.
58 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
472 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
411 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
403 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
110 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
33.6 MB/s Much faster random read.
24.1 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
88.4 MB/s Faster random write.
72.3 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
349 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
167 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
44.4 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
20.5 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
359 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
101 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
514 MB/s +4% 495 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
487 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
126 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
43.7 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
33.5 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
124 MB/s Faster peak random write.
106 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
399 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
184 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
57.6 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
39.1 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
485 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
110 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 23,814,088 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.19 % Insanely higher market share.
0 %
Value For Money
11.4 % Hugely better value.
3.24 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
73 % Much more popular.
50 %
Price (score)
$249 $110 Much cheaper.
69 Months Slightly more recent.
74+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
387 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
195 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
354 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
124 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,270 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
658 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
362 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
147 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
336 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
125 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
283 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
106 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
293 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
68.4 MB/s
512GB 90GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 2020 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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