Group Average(9 Highest-Voted)
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 655 user samples
655 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 121% 2TB free
Worst Bench: 76% 85GB free
Poor: 76% Great: 121%
SPEED RANK: 147th / 956
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
102 % 104 % +1%
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
498 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
465 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
463 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
419 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
34.4 MB/s 35.5 MB/s +3%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
89.2 MB/s 93.5 MB/s +5%
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
465 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
360 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
34.2 MB/s 47.6 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
409 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
327 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
526 MB/s +3% 510 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
503 MB/s +3% 486 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
42.2 MB/s 44.1 MB/s +5%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
123 MB/s 128 MB/s +4%
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
514 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
408 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
54.9 MB/s 60 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
484 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
429 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 8,594,231 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 83.7 % Much more popular.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 1.25 % Insanely higher market share.
Price (score)
$829 163 USD Hugely cheaper.
Value For Money
97.5 % 112 % Slightly better value.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
384 MB/s +0% 384 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
348 MB/s 355 MB/s +2%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
359 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
333 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
251 MB/s 337 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
256 MB/s 303 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
163 MB/s 276 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
34+ Months More recent.
42.2 Months
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,259 Pts 1,270 Pts +1%
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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 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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