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Speed test your SSD in less than a minute.

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]

1,058 SSDs
Form factor
Brand
Seller
User rating(50.8)
Value(32.3)
Avg. bench(93.7)
Capacity(384)
Write(434)
Mkt. share(0.05)
Age months(74)
Price(163)
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FAQ

How is the AS SSD total score calculated?

By taking a combination of speed readings with a strong emphasis on deep queue depth (server) IO... more

How is the AS SSD read score calculated?

Benchmarks read workloads with an emphasis on deep queue depth (server) reads... more

How is the AS SSD write score calculated?

Benchmarks write workloads with an emphasis on deep queue depth (server) writes... more

What is the effective SSD speed index?

A measure of how well an SSD performs under typical consumer workloads. Samsung 850 Pro ≈ 100%... more

Can CPU power saving states (C1,C2,C3) impact SSD speed?

Yes, mostly on shallow queue random 4k operations... more

What is 4K 64 thread write speed?

A server orientated measure of a drives ability to write 64 files in parallel... more

What is the SSD value for money rating?

A measure of real world consumer performance and capacity per unit cost... more

What is queue depth?

The number of simultaneous requests on a drive's request queue... more

What is incompressible data?

Data that cannot be compressed e.g. most music, video and image file formats... more

What is sequential read speed?

A measure of how quickly large files can be read from a device... more

What is sequential write speed?

A measure of how quickly large files can be written to a device... more

What’s the difference between NAND and V-NAND?

NAND and V-NAND are both types of flash memory which is a class of non-volatile memory that retains data even in the absence of an electrical current... more

What’s the difference between SATA, PCIe and NVMe?

NVMe, AHCI and IDE are transfer protocols (languages). They run on top of transfer interfaces such as PCIe or SATA (spoken, written)... more

What is 3D XPoint and how fast is it?

3D XPoint is the name given by Intel and Micron to their jointly developed, revolutionary storage technology as employed in Intel’s Optane memory... more

What’s the difference between SLC, MLC and TLC?

In terms or write performance, durability and price SLC > MLC > TLC... more

What is sustained sequential write speed?

A measure of how quickly large files can be written to a device... more

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1
Compare Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB $150
Samples 273k
65
100th
87.8
98th
326
244 - 382
98th
1TB
94th
2197
99th
2.1
100th
30+
94th
$150
42nd
2
Compare Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB $78
Samples 273k
64
100th
74.9
95th
287
193 - 335
97th
500GB
79th
2123
99th
1.54
100th
30+
94th
$78
72nd
3
Compare Samsung 860 Evo 500GB $70
Samples 600k
62
100th
30
77th
106
72 - 130
79th
500GB
79th
409
73rd
1.62
100th
42+
87th
$70
77th
4
Compare Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB $68
Samples 68k
62
100th
71.5
94th
242
161 - 305
95th
512GB
87th
1552
94th
0.41
97th
32+
94th
$68
79th
5
Compare Samsung 860 Evo 2TB $405
Samples 34k
61
100th
24.7
71st
115
87 - 134
82nd
2TB
98th
445
82nd
0.1
92nd
42+
87th
$405
8th
6
Compare Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB $126
Samples 136k
61
100th
68.9
94th
224
133 - 305
93rd
1TB
94th
1329
93rd
0.72
98th
33+
93rd
$126
50th
7
Compare Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB $65
Samples 71k
61
100th
43.5
86th
243
157 - 288
95th
250GB
53rd
1894
97th
0.29
97th
29+
95th
$65
81st
8
Compare HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB $250
Samples 2k
61
100th
92.1
99th
298
201 - 395
98th
2TB
98th
1790
96th
0.01
55th
29+
95th
$250
22nd
9
Compare Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB $130
Samples 71k
61
100th
85.7
98th
281
193 - 369
97th
1TB
96th
1696
95th
0.41
97th
32+
94th
$130
48th
10
Compare Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Samples 66k
60
99th
23.9
70th
101
71 - 123
78th
250GB
53rd
394
68th
0.21
95th
43
86th
$45
93rd
11
Compare HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB $133
Samples 3.6k
60
99th
84.8
97th
282
161 - 377
97th
1TB
96th
1708
95th
0.03
78th
30+
95th
$133
47th
12
Compare Crucial MX500 1TB $100
Samples 139k
59
99th
39.6
84th
108
79 - 126
80th
1TB
94th
425
77th
0.59
98th
43+
86th
$100
60th
13
Compare Crucial MX500 2TB $190
Samples 28k
59
99th
40.6
85th
107
81 - 125
79th
2TB
98th
424
77th
0.08
90th
42+
86th
$190
32nd
14
Compare Crucial MX500 500GB $58
Samples 207k
59
99th
34.6
81st
106
75 - 125
79th
500GB
79th
419
76th
0.82
98th
42+
86th
$58
87th
15
Compare Samsung 850 Evo 120GB
Samples 59k
58
99th
95.8
64 - 114
75th
120GB
22nd
430
79th
0.12
90th
80
58th
16
Compare Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $80
Samples 239k
58
99th
15.7
56th
103
70 - 128
78th
250GB
53rd
386
66th
0.72
98th
42
87th
$80
70th
17
Compare Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB
Samples 130k
58
99th
234
154 - 280
94th
250GB
53rd
1404
94th
0.34
96th
39+
89th
18
Compare HP EX950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB $75
Samples 2.2k
58
99th
71.9
95th
262
169 - 337
96th
512GB
87th
1442
94th
0.02
71st
30+
95th
$75
74th
19
Compare Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB $70
Samples 361k
57
98th
76.3
96th
269
199 - 318
96th
500GB
79th
2081
98th
1.19
99th
39+
89th
$70
77th
20
Compare Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB $50
Samples 27k
57
98th
47
87th
212
136 - 273
93rd
256GB
67th
955
90th
0.17
93rd
32+
94th
$50
90th
21
Compare Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB $70
Samples 59k
57
98th
52.8
89th
186
104 - 251
90th
500GB
79th
881
90th
0.31
96th
33+
93rd
$70
77th
22
Compare Gigabyte Aorus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB $180
Samples 12k
57
98th
80.2
96th
341
201 - 488
99th
1TB
94th
3029
99th
0.1
89th
24+
96th
$180
34th
23
Compare Gigabyte Aorus NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB $340
Samples 3.4k
56
98th
86.9
98th
354
185 - 485
99th
2TB
98th
3051
100th
0.04
86th
24+
96th
$340
13th
24
Compare Samsung 870 EVO 500GB $95
Samples 7.4k
56
98th
24.9
71st
110
77 - 134
81st
500GB
79th
427
78th
0.33
96th
6+
99th
$95
63rd
25
Compare Samsung 870 Evo 250GB $65
Samples 3.4k
56
98th
18.8
63rd
105
73 - 130
79th
250GB
53rd
408
73rd
0.11
92nd
6
99th
$65
81st
26
Compare Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $300
Samples 62k
56
98th
10.1
36th
103
77 - 124
78th
512GB
87th
405
72nd
0.06
88th
85
49th
$300
15th
27
Compare HyperX Savage 240GB
Samples 37k
56
98th
88.4
53 - 111
68th
240GB
50th
396
69th
0.06
88th
76
64th
28
Compare Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
Samples 828k
56
98th
12.9
48th
103
73 - 122
78th
250GB
53rd
435
80th
1.17
99th
80
58th
$105
58th
29
Compare Crucial MX200 250GB
Samples 22k
55
97th
94.2
65 - 112
75th
250GB
53rd
412
74th
0.02
81st
79
60th
30
Compare Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB $220
Samples 331
55
97th
94.9
99th
274
175 - 362
97th
2TB
99th
1583
95th
0.02
71st
23+
97th
$220
25th
31
Compare Sabrent Rocket 4 NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB $400
Samples 4.1k
55
97th
75.3
95th
347
186 - 488
99th
2TB
98th
3010
99th
0.02
85th
24+
97th
$400
9th
32
Compare Samsung 870 EVO 1TB $170
Samples 9.1k
55
97th
29.1
76th
118
88 - 138
83rd
1TB
94th
452
83rd
0.29
96th
6+
99th
$170
36th
33
Compare Samsung 850 Evo 1TB $210
Samples 126k
55
97th
23.2
69th
111
84 - 133
81st
1TB
94th
432
79th
0.18
94th
80
58th
$210
26th
34
Compare Crucial MX300 275GB $125
Samples 61k
55
97th
9.21
34th
78.4
54 - 93
53rd
275GB
68th
377
64th
0.11
91st
62
74th
$125
50th
35
Compare Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB $149
Samples 65k
55
97th
44.5
87th
271
170 - 352
96th
512GB
87th
1421
94th
0.12
92nd
57+
77th
$149
42nd
36
Compare Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB $88
Samples 216k
55
97th
27.8
74th
196
142 - 233
91st
250GB
53rd
1242
93rd
0.3
96th
56+
79th
$88
68th
37
Compare Samsung 860 Evo 1TB $130
Samples 491k
55
97th
33.9
81st
113
79 - 134
82nd
1TB
94th
435
80th
1.53
100th
42+
87th
$130
48th
38
Compare SanDisk Extreme II 240GB
Samples 2.2k
54
96th
89.7
64 - 109
70th
240GB
50th
389
67th
0
55th
99
5th
39
Compare Samsung 840 Pro 256GB $209
Samples 66k
54
96th
7.06
23rd
93.3
64 - 115
74th
256GB
67th
367
61st
0.05
91st
106
4th
$209
27th
40
Compare Crucial BX100 500GB $59
Samples 12k
54
96th
29.3
76th
90.9
62 - 108
71st
500GB
79th
398
70th
0.01
78th
79
60th
$59
86th
41
Compare SanDisk Ultra II 480GB
Samples 55k
54
96th
88.3
65 - 109
68th
480GB
75th
396
69th
0.07
90th
83
54th
42
Compare SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB $95
Samples 9.6k
54
96th
12.1
46th
92.4
67 - 113
73rd
240GB
50th
410
73rd
0.01
71st
86
47th
$95
63rd
43
Compare OCZ ARC 100 120GB
Samples 3.3k
54
96th
82.4
62 - 96
59th
120GB
22nd
361
59th
0.01
71st
84
52nd
44
Compare Samsung 850 Pro 128GB $100
Samples 16k
54
96th
7.6
26th
97.1
67 - 118
76th
128GB
37th
395
69th
0.03
78th
85
49th
$100
60th
45
Compare Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $205
Samples 122k
54
96th
7.82
26th
102
70 - 123
78th
256GB
67th
401
70th
0.18
94th
85
49th
$205
28th
46
Compare Samsung 840 Evo 120GB $40
Samples 100k
54
96th
13.6
51st
91.3
66 - 107
71st
120GB
22nd
400
70th
0.13
93rd
97
6th
$40
96th
47
Compare Crucial BX100 250GB $139
Samples 36k
54
96th
8.73
32nd
86.3
59 - 103
65th
250GB
53rd
349
57th
0.06
86th
79
60th
$139
46th
48
Compare SanDisk Ultra II 240GB $85
Samples 47k
54
96th
11.6
43rd
81.8
61 - 100
58th
240GB
50th
361
59th
0.06
90th
83
54th
$85
69th
49
Compare Samsung 840 Pro 128GB
Samples 32k
54
96th
90
63 - 110
70th
128GB
37th
338
54th
0.04
85th
106
4th
50
Compare Crucial M500 240GB
Samples 33k
54
96th
75
55 - 90
47th
240GB
50th
259
41st
0.05
78th
101
5th
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Intel Core i7-11700K $380Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $79SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $31Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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