Real World Speed
Performance profile from 30,379 user samples
23,088 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 87% 95GB free
Worst Bench: 52% 125GB free
Poor: 52% Great: 87%
SPEED RANK: 364th / 929
7,291 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 120% 540GB free
Worst Bench: 71% 113GB free
Poor: 71% Great: 120%
SPEED RANK: 106th / 929
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
71.6 % 100 % Much faster effective speed.
+40%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
478 MB/s 508 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+6%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
259 MB/s 459 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+77%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
33.9 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+6%
32.1 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
48.7 MB/s 85.8 MB/s Much faster random write.
+76%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
261 MB/s 479 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
+84%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
20.1 MB/s 34.5 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+72%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
495 MB/s 529 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+7%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
276 MB/s 504 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+83%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
41.7 MB/s +3% 40.3 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
66.7 MB/s 119 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+78%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
279 MB/s 518 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+86%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
29.3 MB/s 48.9 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+67%
Market Share
Based on 7,231,067 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.47 % Hugely higher market share.
+370%
0.1 %
Value
Value For Money
41 % 90.1 % Hugely better value.
+119%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % 69 % Much more popular.
+30%
Price
Price (score)
$199 Much cheaper.
+56%
$449
Age
Newest
28 Months Much more recent.
+40%
47 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
350 MB/s 380 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
+9%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
186 MB/s 339 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
+82%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
952 Pts 1,237 Pts Stronger server IO.
+30%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
69.4 MB/s 181 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+161%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
168 MB/s 217 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+29%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
114 MB/s 235 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
+106%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
37.8 MB/s 103 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+172%
Capacity
Capacity
250GB 1TB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) June 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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  • Details ordered by value - Detailed performance stats ordered by overall value for money.
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Intel Core i7-8700K $347Nvidia GTX 1070 $413Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $160Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $125
Intel Core i5-8600K $239AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $177SanDisk Extreme 64GB $44
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $911SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $226SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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