Real World Speed
Performance profile from 23,636 user samples
23,636 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 115% 132GB free
Worst Bench: 68% 42GB free (System drive)
Poor: 68% Great: 115%
SPEED RANK: 157th / 956
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
96.6 % 104 % Slightly faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
470 MB/s +1% 465 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
431 MB/s +3% 420 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
37.7 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
35.7 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
98 MB/s +4% 94.3 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
307 MB/s 360 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
50.3 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
47.8 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
156 MB/s 327 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
510 MB/s 511 MB/s +0%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
490 MB/s +1% 486 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
45.2 MB/s +2% 44.3 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
132 MB/s +3% 129 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
346 MB/s 408 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
60.7 MB/s +1% 60.2 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
252 MB/s 429 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 8,568,611 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % 83.7 % Much more popular.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.42 % 1.24 % Hugely higher market share.
Price (score)
$180 169 USD Slightly cheaper.
Value For Money
59.8 % 112 % Hugely better value.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
387 MB/s +1% 384 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
355 MB/s 355 MB/s
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
341 MB/s +2% 333 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
337 MB/s 338 MB/s +0%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
307 MB/s +1% 304 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
289 MB/s +4% 278 MB/s
31+ Months Much more recent.
42.2 Months
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,282 Pts +1% 1,272 Pts
250GB   —
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 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 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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