Controller: Marvell 88SS9187-BLD2. Flash Memory: SanDisk 19nm eX2 ABL MLC. Release date: Q2 2014.

Controller: Phison PS3110. NAND Memory: Toshiba 15nm TLC. Release date: Q2 2016.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 20,127 user samples
8,544 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 113% 164GB free
Worst Bench: 66% 45GB free
Poor: 66% Great: 113%
SPEED RANK: 278th / 1058
11,583 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% 191GB free
Worst Bench: 60% 85GB free (System drive)
Poor: 60% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 370th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
93.5 % Slightly faster effective speed.
86.1 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
461 MB/s 476 MB/s +3%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
416 MB/s 433 MB/s +4%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
28.5 MB/s 28.9 MB/s +1%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
73.2 MB/s 76.7 MB/s +5%
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
264 MB/s 362 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
33.3 MB/s 35.9 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
392 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
217 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
509 MB/s 517 MB/s +2%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
481 MB/s 492 MB/s +2%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
34.9 MB/s +2% 34.2 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
108 MB/s +1% 107 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
307 MB/s 404 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
42.3 MB/s 43.4 MB/s +3%
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
479 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
259 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 43,993,727 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.02 % Hugely higher market share.
Value For Money
10.9 % 19.8 % Hugely better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % +4% 51 %
Price (score)
$219 $89 Much cheaper.
84 Months 62 Months More recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
378 MB/s +3% 367 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
339 MB/s 358 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,207 Pts 1,209 Pts +0%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
165 MB/s 206 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
318 MB/s 330 MB/s +4%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
266 MB/s 286 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
148 MB/s 185 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
480GB 480GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) June 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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