Controller: Marvell 88SS9187. Memory: SanDisk 19nm TLC. Release date: Q3 2014.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 28,436 user samples
24,707 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% 295GB free
Worst Bench: 60% 157GB free (System drive)
Poor: 60% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 280th / 992
3,729 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 112% 291GB free
Worst Bench: 65% 260GB free (System drive)
Poor: 65% Great: 112%
SPEED RANK: 208th / 992
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
87.4 % 93.5 % Slightly faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
455 MB/s 458 MB/s +1%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
397 MB/s 414 MB/s +4%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
29.1 MB/s +4% 28.1 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
78.3 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
74.2 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
276 MB/s +4% 265 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
36.6 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
33 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
250 MB/s 387 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
502 MB/s 508 MB/s +1%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
477 MB/s 478 MB/s +0%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
38.4 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
35.4 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
118 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
111 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
348 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
311 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
49.5 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
42.2 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
354 MB/s 475 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 13,030,033 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.2 % Hugely higher market share.
0.05 %
Value For Money
155 % Hugely better value.
81.4 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
65 % +5% 62 %
Price (score)
$85 Much cheaper.
54 Months Slightly more recent.
57 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
390 MB/s +3% 379 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
310 MB/s 342 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,212 Pts 1,215 Pts +0%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
252 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
165 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
333 MB/s +2% 325 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
258 MB/s 284 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
202 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
148 MB/s
480GB 480GB
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