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 255,884 user samples
17,478 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 118% 120GB free
Worst Bench: 71% 116GB free (System drive)
Poor: 71% Great: 118%
SPEED RANK: 209th / 1012
238,406 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 131% 450GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 75% 405GB free (System drive)
Poor: 75% Great: 131%
SPEED RANK: 177th / 1012
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
98.4 % 108 % Slightly faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
463 MB/s 483 MB/s +4%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
404 MB/s 418 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
32.1 MB/s 37.5 MB/s Faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
83.5 MB/s 98 MB/s Faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
285 MB/s 393 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
40.4 MB/s 50.1 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
351 MB/s +0% 350 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
513 MB/s 517 MB/s +1%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
485 MB/s 493 MB/s +2%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
40.8 MB/s 46.7 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
385 MB/s 466 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
53.4 MB/s 65.3 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
411 MB/s 443 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 20,108,911 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.19 % 3.22 % Insanely higher market share.
Value For Money
31.4 % 34.5 % Slightly better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % 85 % Much more popular.
Price (score)
$60 $60 +0%
27+ Months 22+ Months More recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
380 MB/s 388 MB/s +2%
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 1,295 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
333 MB/s 334 MB/s +0%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
289 MB/s 294 MB/s +2%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
234 MB/s 286 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
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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