Real World Speed
Performance profile from 2,552 user samples
1,710 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% 33GB free
Worst Bench: 61% 133GB free
Poor: 61% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 114th / 873
842 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 110% 314GB free
Worst Bench: 62% 254GB free
Poor: 62% Great: 110%
SPEED RANK: 82nd / 873
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
87 % -5% 91.2 % +5%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
500 MB/s -0% 501 MB/s +0%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
381 MB/s -10% 420 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+10%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
25 MB/s -0% 25.1 MB/s +0%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
76.3 MB/s -7% 81.7 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+7%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
405 MB/s -9% 441 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+9%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
29.3 MB/s -3% 30.2 MB/s +3%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
524 MB/s +1% 521 MB/s -1%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
474 MB/s -2% 485 MB/s +2%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
32 MB/s +4% 30.7 MB/s -4%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
114 MB/s -4% 119 MB/s +4%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
496 MB/s -2% 504 MB/s +2%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
42.6 MB/s +0% 42.4 MB/s -0%
Market Share
Based on 5,236,153 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.11 % Hugely higher market share.
+175%
0.04 % -175%
Value
Value For Money
62.3 % -69% 105 % Much better value.
+69%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % +2% 51 % -2%
Price
Price (score)
$142 Slightly cheaper.
+5%
$150 -5%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
295 MB/s -0% 296 MB/s +0%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
320 MB/s -2% 326 MB/s +2%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1064 Pts -1% 1,075 Pts +1%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
84.2 MB/s -0% 84.3 MB/s +0%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
175 MB/s -4% 182 MB/s +4%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
202 MB/s -8% 218 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+8%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
53.9 MB/s -1% 54.6 MB/s +1%
Capacity
Capacity
240GB 480GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) January 2018 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our consumer SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed based on real world performance then adjust by cost per GB to yield a value for money rating. Calculated values don't always tell the whole picture so we check them against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors and more to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. Share your opinion by voting. [SSDrivePro]

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Intel Core i7-7700K $280Nvidia GTX 1070 $430Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $290Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $275Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $140
Intel Core i5-7600K $210AMD RX 480 $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $205SanDisk Extreme 64GB $65
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $931SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
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