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


Controller: Samsung MJX. Memory: Samsung 64 layer TLC V-NAND. Release date ≈ Q1 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 257,320 user samples
43,200 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 126% 130GB free
Worst Bench: 75% 26GB free (System drive)
Poor: 75% Great: 126%
SPEED RANK: 188th / 1011
214,120 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 130% 186GB free
Worst Bench: 78% 359GB free (System drive)
Poor: 78% Great: 130%
SPEED RANK: 180th / 1011
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
105 % 107 % +2%
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
476 MB/s 481 MB/s +1%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
403 MB/s 415 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
34.3 MB/s 36.6 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
93.6 MB/s 97.6 MB/s +4%
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
350 MB/s 390 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
46.1 MB/s 49 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
363 MB/s Slightly faster sustained write speed.
340 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
516 MB/s 516 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
487 MB/s 492 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
43.6 MB/s 46.7 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
126 MB/s 131 MB/s +4%
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
398 MB/s 465 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
59.2 MB/s 64.4 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
484 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
443 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 19,368,697 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.2 % 3.07 % Insanely higher market share.
Value For Money
12.4 % 30.4 % Hugely better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
73 % 85 % More popular.
Price (score)
$230 $70 Much cheaper.
64 Months 21+ Months Much more recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
387 MB/s 389 MB/s +1%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
355 MB/s 362 MB/s +2%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,273 Pts 1,295 Pts +2%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
360 MB/s 370 MB/s +3%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
333 MB/s 341 MB/s +2%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
292 MB/s 300 MB/s +3%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
297 MB/s +1% 293 MB/s
512GB 500GB
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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