Controller: Marvell 88SS1074. Memory: SanDisk 3D TLC. Release date ≈ Q3 2017.


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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 173,944 user samples
14,913 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 119% 167GB free
Worst Bench: 69% 31GB free (System drive)
Poor: 69% Great: 119%
SPEED RANK: 207th / 1011
159,031 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 130% 411GB free
Worst Bench: 78% 101GB free (System drive)
Poor: 78% Great: 130%
SPEED RANK: 177th / 1011
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
98.7 % 108 % Slightly faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
463 MB/s 484 MB/s +5%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
404 MB/s 423 MB/s +5%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
32.1 MB/s 36.8 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
83.1 MB/s 98.6 MB/s Faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
282 MB/s 401 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
40.7 MB/s 49.6 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
352 MB/s +2% 344 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
513 MB/s 517 MB/s +1%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
487 MB/s 493 MB/s +1%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
40.7 MB/s 46.1 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
122 MB/s 132 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
389 MB/s 466 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
53.9 MB/s 64.2 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
408 MB/s 440 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 16,819,131 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.19 % 3.06 % Insanely higher market share.
Value For Money
31.1 % +4% 29.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % 78 % Much more popular.
Price (score)
$61 Cheaper.
23+ Months 18+ Months More recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
380 MB/s 390 MB/s +3%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
339 MB/s 362 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,237 Pts 1,297 Pts +5%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
288 MB/s 371 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
336 MB/s 351 MB/s +4%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
291 MB/s 310 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
238 MB/s 302 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
500GB 500GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 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]


Group Test Results

  • 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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