Real World Speed
Performance profile from 911 user samples
911 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% 931GB free
Worst Bench: 66% 121GB free
Poor: 66% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 134th / 927
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
90.7 % 93.9 % +4%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
506 MB/s +1% 502 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
383 MB/s 406 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+6%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
31.6 MB/s 34.1 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+8%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
73.2 MB/s 78.2 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+7%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
407 MB/s 420 MB/s +3%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
31.5 MB/s 32.1 MB/s +2%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
529 MB/s +1% 524 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
404 MB/s 441 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
+9%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
38.6 MB/s 42.5 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+10%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
96.4 MB/s 107 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+11%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
425 MB/s 453 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+7%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
44.2 MB/s 46.5 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+5%
Market Share
Based on 6,772,158 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
70 % 83.7 % More popular.
+20%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.24 % 1.68 % Hugely higher market share.
+598%
Price
Price (score)
$230 180 USD Cheaper.
+27%
Value
Value For Money
132 % Much better value.
+46%
90.3 %
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
377 MB/s +3% 368 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
284 MB/s 299 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+5%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
86 MB/s 127 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+47%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
197 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+5%
187 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
182 MB/s 193 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+6%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
55 MB/s 70.6 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
+28%
Age
Newest
4 Months Hugely more recent.
+864%
38.6 Months
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,137 Pts 1,160 Pts +2%
Capacity
Capacity
1TB   —
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Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) May 2018 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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  • - Checks include: 4k Align, NCQ, TRIM, SATA, USB & S.M.A.R.T.
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $169Nvidia GTX 1070 $447Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
Intel Core i7-8700K $325Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $295Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $137
Intel Core i7-7700K $299AMD RX 480 $330Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $180SanDisk Extreme 64GB $41
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $960SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $226SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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