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Speed test your SSD in less than a minute.

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]

885 SSDs
Form factor
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User rating(51.7)
Value(78.5)
Avg. bench(69.6)
Capacity(271)
Write(283)
Mkt. share(0.08)
Age months(42)
Price(231)
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FAQ

How is the AS SSD total score calculated?

By taking a combination of speed readings with a strong emphasis on deep queue depth (server) IO... more

How is the AS SSD read score calculated?

Benchmarks read workloads with an emphasis on deep queue depth (server) reads... more

How is the AS SSD write score calculated?

Benchmarks write workloads with an emphasis on deep queue depth (server) writes... more

What is the effective SSD speed index?

A measure of how well an SSD performs under typical consumer workloads. Samsung 850 Pro ~= 100%... more

Can CPU power saving states (C1,C2,C3) impact SSD speed?

Yes, mostly on shallow queue random 4k operations, by up to around 40 MBps.. more

What is 4K 64 thread write speed?

A server orientated measure of a drives ability to write 64 files in parallel... more

What is the SSD value for money rating?

A measure of real world consumer performance and capacity per unit cost... more

What is 4K random write speed?

A measure of how quickly multiple small files can be written to a device... more

What is queue depth?

The number of simultaneous requests on a drive's request queue... more

What is incompressible data?

Data that cannot be compressed e.g. most music, video and image file formats... more

What is sequential read speed?

A measure of how quickly large files can be read from a device... more

What is sequential write speed?

A measure of how quickly large files can be written to a device... more

What’s the difference between NAND and V-NAND?

NAND and V-NAND are both types of flash memory which is a class of non-volatile memory that retains data even in the absence of an electrical current... more

What’s the difference between SATA, PCIe and NVMe?

NVMe, AHCI and IDE are transfer protocols (languages). They run on top of transfer interfaces such as PCIe or SATA (spoken, written)... more

What is 3D XPoint and how fast is it?

3D XPoint is the name given by Intel and Micron to their jointly developed, revolutionary storage technology as employed in Intel’s Optane memory... more

What’s the difference between SLC, MLC and TLC?

In terms or write performance, durability and price SLC > MLC > TLC... more

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1
Compare Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $88
Samples 250k
125
100th
93.6
83rd
93.7
67 ↔ 116
91st
250GB
61st
393
81st
7.65
100th
38
72nd
$95
78th
2
Compare Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $149
Samples 184k
101
100th
114
92nd
95.3
69 ↔ 115
91st
500GB
87th
394
82nd
5.35
100th
38
72nd
$149
55th
3
Compare Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $125
Samples 38k
99
100th
82
70th
99.2
69 ↔ 122
92nd
256GB
76th
445
88th
1.02
99th
43
61st
$125
67th
4
Compare Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $90
Samples 32k
75
100th
55.7
43rd
92.9
62 ↔ 112
90th
120GB
27th
391
81st
0.77
98th
38
72nd
$90
81st
5
Compare Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $220
Samples 17k
74
100th
90.9
80th
99.9
71 ↔ 126
92nd
512GB
94th
437
87th
0.43
97th
43
61st
$220
32nd
6
Compare Samsung 850 Pro 1TB $428
Samples 5.8k
69
99th
92.7
82nd
99.8
72 ↔ 119
92nd
1TB
99th
454
91st
0.11
84th
43
61st
$428
9th
7
Compare Crucial MX200 250GB
Samples 6.7k
68
99th
82.1
58 ↔ 100
79th
250GB
61st
363
74th
0.17
89th
37
74th
8
Compare HyperX Savage 240GB $120
Samples 10k
67
99th
68.2
55th
84
62 ↔ 100
82nd
240GB
59th
451
90th
0.33
96th
34
80th
$120
68th
9
Compare Crucial MX300 275GB $88
Samples 13k
67
99th
77.5
67th
68.2
47 ↔ 81
57th
275GB
77th
297
62nd
0.72
98th
20
90th
$88
84th
10
Compare Samsung 850 Evo 1TB $295
Samples 30k
67
99th
117
92nd
96.9
74 ↔ 116
91st
1TB
98th
395
82nd
0.59
98th
38
72nd
$295
20th
11
Compare Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB $120
Samples 68k
65
99th
184
97th
219
175 ↔ 262
99th
250GB
61st
1122
98th
4.25
100th
15+
95th
$120
68th
12
Compare Crucial MX100 256GB
Samples 17k
64
99th
80.8
61 ↔ 95
77th
256GB
76th
322
68th
0.35
94th
44
58th
13
Compare SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB $147
Samples 4.8k
64
99th
59.1
46th
84.7
58 ↔ 104
83rd
240GB
59th
413
85th
0.09
80th
44
58th
$147
57th
14
Compare SanDisk Ultra II 240GB $100
Samples 12k
64
99th
60.6
48th
65.1
47 ↔ 82
50th
240GB
59th
243
52nd
0.42
97th
41
67th
$100
74th
15
Compare Crucial BX100 500GB $194
Samples 2.9k
63
98th
87.7
76th
89.2
66 ↔ 106
87th
500GB
87th
418
86th
0.07
75th
37
74th
$194
39th
16
Compare Samsung 840 Pro 128GB
Samples 13k
63
98th
79
56 ↔ 99
74th
128GB
44th
298
62nd
0.28
95th
64
5th
17
Compare Samsung 840 Pro 256GB $300
Samples 19k
63
98th
36.2
20th
84.4
57 ↔ 106
82nd
256GB
76th
373
77th
0.39
97th
64
5th
$300
18th
18
Compare SanDisk Extreme II 240GB $149
Samples 1k
63
98th
56.3
44th
81.5
58 ↔ 101
78th
240GB
59th
373
77th
0
71st
57
6th
$149
55th
19
Compare Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB $299
Samples 15k
63
98th
191
99th
264
190 ↔ 320
99th
512GB
94th
1644
99th
0.88
98th
16+
93rd
$299
19th
20
Compare SanDisk Ultra II 480GB $130
Samples 13k
63
98th
87.1
75th
67.7
49 ↔ 83
56th
480GB
84th
273
58th
0.38
97th
41
67th
$130
65th
21
Compare Corsair Neutron XT 240GB
Samples 677
62
98th
81.7
53 ↔ 102
79th
240GB
59th
418
86th
0
65th
38
72nd
22
Compare Kingston HyperX 240GB
Samples 322
62
98th
70.2
52 ↔ 85
61st
240GB
59th
228
47th
0
54th
79
1st
23
Compare Samsung 850 Pro 128GB $298
Samples 5.9k
62
98th
23.9
6th
93.1
68 ↔ 115
91st
128GB
44th
395
82nd
0.14
89th
43
61st
$298
20th
24
Compare SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB $200
Samples 2.2k
62
98th
81.3
69th
87.3
63 ↔ 107
86th
480GB
84th
439
88th
0.1
85th
44
58th
$200
37th
25
Compare Crucial BX100 250GB $168
Samples 10k
62
98th
55.4
43rd
85.1
64 ↔ 100
84th
250GB
61st
354
73rd
0.31
94th
37
74th
$168
45th
26
Compare Transcend SSD370 256GB $114
Samples 1.5k
62
98th
70.4
59th
79.4
60 ↔ 94
75th
256GB
76th
291
60th
0.05
79th
42
64th
$114
70th
27
Compare Crucial MX300 525GB $147
Samples 18k
62
98th
89
78th
71.1
52 ↔ 86
63rd
525GB
94th
312
66th
0.65
98th
20
90th
$147
57th
28
Compare Samsung 840 Evo 120GB $170
Samples 45k
62
98th
28.7
10th
77.2
59 ↔ 93
71st
120GB
27th
316
67th
1.09
99th
55
7th
$170
44th
29
Compare OCZ AMD Radeon R7 120GB
Samples 604
62
98th
83.9
64 ↔ 101
82nd
120GB
27th
413
85th
0.01
54th
42
64th
30
Compare OCZ ARC 100 120GB
Samples 1.9k
62
98th
76.5
61 ↔ 93
70th
120GB
27th
359
74th
0.04
80th
42
64th
31
Compare OCZ Vector 150 240GB
Samples 755
61
96th
90.5
63 ↔ 114
89th
240GB
59th
455
92nd
0.01
54th
51
7th
32
Compare OCZ ARC 100 240GB
Samples 4k
61
96th
81
60 ↔ 99
77th
240GB
59th
403
83rd
0.1
86th
42
64th
33
Compare OCZ Vertex 4 256GB
Samples 3.9k
61
96th
84.9
60 ↔ 104
83rd
256GB
76th
396
82nd
0.1
88th
70
3rd
34
Compare Crucial M500 240GB $244
Samples 10k
61
96th
34.5
18th
72.3
55 ↔ 88
65th
240GB
59th
264
57th
0.23
93rd
59
6th
$244
29th
35
Compare HyperX Fury 120GB $75
Samples 17k
61
96th
36.7
20th
53.2
40 ↔ 64
29th
120GB
27th
114
20th
0.74
98th
44
58th
$75
90th
36
Compare HyperX Savage 120GB
Samples 2.6k
61
96th
76.8
59 ↔ 93
71st
120GB
27th
340
71st
0.1
85th
34
80th
37
Compare Intel 730 Series 240GB $301
Samples 2.4k
61
96th
32.8
16th
80.4
59 ↔ 96
76th
240GB
59th
275
58th
0.05
75th
48
30th
$301
18th
38
Compare Intel 520 Series 120GB $145
Samples 7k
61
96th
26.3
9th
62.8
46 ↔ 77
46th
120GB
27th
144
28th
0.16
91st
72
2nd
$145
58th
39
Compare SanDisk Ultra Plus 128GB $126
Samples 5.3k
61
96th
31.1
14th
63.8
49 ↔ 78
48th
128GB
44th
212
43rd
0.14
91st
61
5th
$126
66th
40
Compare OCZ Vector 180 240GB
Samples 478
61
96th
86.9
63 ↔ 106
86th
240GB
59th
465
93rd
0
54th
35
78th
41
Compare OCZ Vertex 4 128GB
Samples 8k
60
95th
81.5
62 ↔ 99
78th
128GB
44th
353
73rd
0.18
91st
70
3rd
42
Compare Corsair Neutron GTX 240GB
Samples 943
60
95th
81.5
60 ↔ 100
78th
240GB
59th
379
78th
0.01
54th
68
4th
43
Compare Plextor M5 Pro 256GB
Samples 768
60
95th
85.7
62 ↔ 105
84th
256GB
76th
408
84th
0.03
79th
65
4th
44
Compare OCZ Vertex 460A 240GB
Samples 459
60
95th
86.7
61 ↔ 107
85th
240GB
59th
460
92nd
0.02
71st
39
70th
45
Compare OCZ Vertex 460A 120GB
Samples 366
60
95th
82.1
60 ↔ 99
79th
120GB
27th
394
82nd
0.01
54th
39
70th
46
Compare SanDisk Ultra Plus 256GB $120
Samples 5.3k
60
95th
60.2
47th
70.6
51 ↔ 89
62nd
256GB
76th
299
63rd
0.15
96th
61
5th
$120
68th
47
Compare Intel 535 Series 240GB
Samples 2.7k
60
95th
71
53 ↔ 86
63rd
240GB
59th
224
46th
0.08
80th
34
80th
48
Compare Crucial MX300 750GB $230
Samples 5.4k
60
95th
84.8
74th
72.3
53 ↔ 87
65th
750GB
94th
310
65th
0.13
85th
20
90th
$230
30th
49
Compare OCZ Vertex 460 240GB
Samples 726
59
94th
86.9
60 ↔ 108
86th
240GB
59th
441
88th
0.03
71st
49
27th
50
Compare Crucial M500 120GB
Samples 4.5k
59
94th
62.5
46 ↔ 75
45th
120GB
27th
134
25th
0.12
88th
59
6th
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $430Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $88
Intel Core i7-7700K $290Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $285Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $149
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $170AMD RX 480 $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $125
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $192SanDisk Extreme 64GB $50
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $975SanDisk Extreme 32GB $23
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $206SanDisk Extreme 16GB $18
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