Real World Speed
Performance profile from 1,132 user samples
1,132 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% 314GB free
Worst Bench: 65% 234GB free
Poor: 65% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 135th / 927
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
90.7 % 93.9 % +4%
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
501 MB/s 502 MB/s +0%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
427 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
406 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
24.6 MB/s 34.1 MB/s Much faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
79.7 MB/s +2% 78.2 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
445 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
420 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
29.8 MB/s 32.1 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
521 MB/s 524 MB/s +1%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
484 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
441 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
30.4 MB/s 42.5 MB/s Much faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
115 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
107 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
504 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
453 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
41.5 MB/s 46.5 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
Market Share
Based on 6,772,431 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 83.7 % Much more popular.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % 1.7 % Insanely higher market share.
Price (score)
$203 180 USD Slightly cheaper.
Value For Money
83.6 % 90.3 % Slightly better value.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
295 MB/s 368 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
324 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
299 MB/s
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
83.9 MB/s 127 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
179 MB/s 187 MB/s +4%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
213 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
193 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
54.2 MB/s 70.6 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
24 Months Much more recent.
38.6 Months
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1067 Pts 1,160 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
480GB   —
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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  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance, price and capacity.
  • Raw speed comparison - Raw speed readings.
  • Details ordered by value - Detailed performance stats ordered by overall value for money.
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