Release date ≈ Q1 2019.


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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 288,897 user samples
64,833 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 335% 267GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 217% 259GB free
Poor: 217% Great: 335%
SPEED RANK: 22nd / 1012
224,064 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 131% 308GB free
Worst Bench: 72% 116GB free (System drive)
Poor: 72% Great: 131%
SPEED RANK: 181st / 1012
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
290 % Hugely faster effective speed.
106 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2383 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
478 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
2151 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
411 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
63.4 MB/s Much faster random read.
37 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
148 MB/s Much faster random write.
96.3 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1652 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
388 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
85.2 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
48.8 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
942 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
337 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2715 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
517 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2598 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
494 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
71.7 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
47.1 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
191 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
128 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1933 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
466 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
101 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
64.7 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
1071 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
443 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 19,943,684 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.9 % 3.13 % Much higher market share.
Value For Money
63 % Hugely better value.
33.9 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
80 % 84 % +5%
Price (score)
$100 $60 Much cheaper.
10+ Months Much more recent.
22+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1722 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
388 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1457 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
362 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
5,036 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
1292 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1525 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
370 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1208 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
338 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
995 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
295 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1083 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
286 MB/s
500GB 500GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) December 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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  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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