Real World Speed
Performance profile from 72,938 user samples
57,744 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 279% 277GB free
Worst Bench: 175% 359GB free
Poor: 175% Great: 279%
SPEED RANK: 16th / 929
15,194 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% 57GB free
Worst Bench: 62% 38GB free
Poor: 62% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 212th / 929
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
234 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+181%
83.3 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2224 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
+343%
502 MB/s
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1321 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
+195%
448 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
48.6 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
+94%
25 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
106 MB/s Much faster random write.
+43%
74.2 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1299 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
+179%
466 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
36.6 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
+188%
12.7 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2884 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+447%
527 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1469 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+189%
509 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
58.2 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+84%
31.6 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
145 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
+33%
109 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1527 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
+198%
512 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
51.1 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
+262%
14.1 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 7,160,125 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.8 % Hugely higher market share.
+592%
0.26 %
Value
Value For Money
244 % Hugely better value.
+261%
67.7 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
58 % 67 % More popular.
+16%
Price
Price (score)
$179 $120 Much cheaper.
+33%
Age
Newest
18 Months Much more recent.
+53%
38 Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
596 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue read.
+70%
350 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
445 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
+31%
339 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
2,109 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
+81%
1,165 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
210 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+238%
62.2 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
273 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+48%
185 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
246 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
+10%
223 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
102 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+355%
22.4 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
500GB 240GB
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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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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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  • - Download and run UserBenchMark (UBM).
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write and mixed IO.
  • - 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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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $175Nvidia GTX 1070 $447Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $104
Intel Core i7-8700K $320Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $123
Intel Core i5-8600K $239AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $116
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair 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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