Real World Speed
Performance profile from 58,590 user samples
58,590 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 258% 423GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 158% 210GB free (System drive)
Poor: 158% Great: 258%
SPEED RANK: 31st / 956
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
217 % Hugely faster effective speed.
104 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1719 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
465 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1517 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
422 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
42.7 MB/s Faster random read.
35.7 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
141 MB/s Much faster random write.
94.8 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
674 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
361 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
57.3 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
47.9 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
681 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
328 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2101 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
511 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1756 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
486 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
53.2 MB/s Faster peak random read.
44.3 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
187 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
129 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
841 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
406 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
67.7 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
60.6 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
843 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
428 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 7,961,641 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
59 % 83.4 % Much more popular.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.51 % Slightly higher market share.
1.33 %
Price (score)
$169 167 USD +1%
Value For Money
237 % Hugely better value.
108 %
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1200 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
383 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1372 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
354 MB/s
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
985 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
333 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
948 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
339 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
926 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
306 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
765 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
279 MB/s
20+ Months Hugely more recent.
41.1 Months
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
3,939 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
1,271 Pts
500GB   —

Super low latencies and great TurboWrite performance for not much more than mid-to-high-end SATA drives--when bought lightly used, which is the best way to go in this NAND market IMO. [Jul '17 silhex88]


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 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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