Real World Speed
Performance profile from 17,020 user samples
12,794 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 89% 119GB free
Worst Bench: 52% 193GB free
Poor: 52% Great: 89%
SPEED RANK: 293rd / 857
4,226 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 90% 271GB free
Worst Bench: 51% 66GB free
Poor: 51% Great: 90%
SPEED RANK: 274th / 857
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
72 % -2% 73.5 % +2%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
473 MB/s +1% 468 MB/s -1%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
258 MB/s +2% 252 MB/s -2%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
34.1 MB/s -2% 34.7 MB/s +2%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
48.6 MB/s -5% 51.2 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+5%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
259 MB/s +2% 254 MB/s -2%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
20.6 MB/s -9% 22.4 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+9%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
495 MB/s +1% 490 MB/s -1%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
276 MB/s +2% 271 MB/s -2%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
42.6 MB/s -3% 44 MB/s +3%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
70.2 MB/s -4% 72.8 MB/s +4%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
279 MB/s +1% 276 MB/s -1%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
29.6 MB/s -9% 32.3 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+9%
Market Share
Based on 3,541,596 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.78 % Hugely higher market share.
+105%
0.38 % -105%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % +2% 50 % -2%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
357 MB/s -1% 360 MB/s +1%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
188 MB/s 0% 188 MB/s 0%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
970 Pts -1% 978 Pts +1%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
70.6 MB/s -1% 71.3 MB/s +1%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
181 MB/s -9% 198 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+9%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
118 MB/s -7% 126 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+7%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
40.6 MB/s -11% 45.2 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
+11%
Capacity
Capacity
250GB 500GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 2017 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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Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

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  • - Checks include: 4k Align, NCQ, TRIM, SATA, USB & S.M.A.R.T.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
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Intel Core i7-7700K $300Nvidia GTX 1070 $367Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $280AMD RX 480 $390Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $212Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $280Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $165
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $718SanDisk Extreme 64GB $45
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $57HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $140SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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