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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]

959 SSDs
Form factor
Brand
Seller
User rating(51.9)
Value(126)
Avg. bench(80.1)
Capacity(306)
Write(341)
Mkt. share(0.08)
Age months(46)
Price(206)
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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, by up to around 40 MBps.. 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 850 Evo 250GB $64
Samples 287k
129
100th
140
78th
104
68 ↔ 123
85th
250GB
56th
440
84th
4.95
100th
46
64th
$64
85th
2
Compare Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Samples 237k
103
100th
187
89th
114
81 ↔ 134
88th
500GB
84th
444
84th
3.95
100th
46
64th
$98
66th
3
Compare Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $170
Samples 52k
97
100th
68.4
39th
104
73 ↔ 125
85th
256GB
72nd
411
78th
0.64
98th
51
54th
$170
39th
4
Compare Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $86
Samples 20k
77
100th
59.9
32nd
96.6
67 ↔ 115
83rd
120GB
24th
429
82nd
0.42
97th
46
64th
$86
74th
5
Compare Crucial MX500 250GB $55
Samples 5.4k
76
99th
158
82nd
105
74 ↔ 123
86th
250GB
56th
416
79th
0.44
97th
10
94th
$55
91st
6
Compare Crucial MX500 500GB $85
Samples 8.9k
76
99th
200
92nd
109
77 ↔ 126
86th
500GB
84th
429
82nd
0.69
98th
9+
95th
$85
75th
7
Compare Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $276
Samples 25k
72
99th
80.4
48th
105
76 ↔ 127
85th
512GB
92nd
400
75th
0.26
94th
51
54th
$276
21st
8
Compare Crucial MX500 1TB $155
Samples 3.8k
70
99th
215
94th
110
82 ↔ 126
87th
1TB
97th
420
80th
0.25
94th
9+
94th
$155
44th
9
Compare HyperX Savage 240GB $91
Samples 14k
69
99th
87.4
53rd
87.8
60 ↔ 111
77th
240GB
54th
394
73rd
0.25
94th
42
71st
$91
69th
10
Compare Samsung 850 Pro 1TB $468
Samples 8.9k
68
99th
91.9
56th
106
74 ↔ 124
86th
1TB
99th
421
81st
0.09
86th
51
54th
$468
6th
11
Compare Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB $108
Samples 95k
68
99th
180
87th
199
145 ↔ 234
96th
250GB
56th
1287
97th
1.72
99th
23+
87th
$108
62nd
12
Compare Samsung 850 Evo 1TB $330
Samples 43k
67
99th
122
70th
115
84 ↔ 134
88th
1TB
97th
437
83rd
0.67
98th
46
64th
$350
12th
13
Compare Crucial MX500 2TB $350
Samples 358
67
99th
182
88th
102
69 ↔ 122
84th
2TB
99th
407
77th
0.04
77th
9+
95th
$350
12th
14
Compare Crucial MX200 250GB
Samples 7.2k
66
99th
94.7
63 ↔ 114
82nd
250GB
56th
412
78th
0.18
92nd
45
66th
15
Compare Crucial MX300 275GB $101
Samples 19k
66
99th
82.4
49th
80.3
57 ↔ 94
65th
275GB
73rd
379
68th
0.39
96th
28
81st
$101
64th
16
Compare Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB $199
Samples 24k
66
99th
281
96th
286
181 ↔ 348
99th
512GB
92nd
1548
99th
0.43
97th
24+
85th
$199
33rd
17
Compare SanDisk Ultra II 480GB $85
Samples 19k
65
98th
154
81st
86.9
61 ↔ 108
75th
480GB
81st
394
73rd
0.28
95th
49
59th
$85
75th
18
Compare Samsung 860 Evo 500GB $80
Samples 27k
64
98th
209
93rd
109
75 ↔ 130
86th
500GB
84th
429
82nd
2.77
100th
8+
95th
$80
78th
19
Compare Crucial BX100 500GB $240
Samples 3.8k
64
98th
76.5
45th
91.3
63 ↔ 109
80th
500GB
84th
404
76th
0.07
81st
45
66th
$240
26th
20
Compare SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB $126
Samples 4.8k
64
98th
70.9
41st
90.5
58 ↔ 114
79th
240GB
54th
406
76th
0.07
80th
52
51st
$126
56th
21
Compare Samsung 840 Evo 120GB $165
Samples 38k
64
98th
35.1
12th
92.3
63 ↔ 109
81st
120GB
24th
415
79th
0.56
97th
63
6th
$165
40th
22
Compare Crucial MX100 256GB
Samples 19k
64
98th
81.5
56 ↔ 98
68th
256GB
72nd
312
55th
0.36
96th
52
51st
23
Compare Crucial MX300 525GB $119
Samples 27k
64
98th
128
74th
86.9
62 ↔ 100
75th
525GB
92nd
403
75th
0.62
98th
28
81st
$119
57th
24
Compare SanDisk Extreme II 240GB $149
Samples 1.2k
63
97th
58.1
31st
84.1
57 ↔ 106
71st
240GB
54th
387
72nd
0.02
58th
65
6th
$149
48th
25
Compare Samsung 840 Pro 256GB $278
Samples 25k
63
97th
41.9
18th
92.4
61 ↔ 117
81st
256GB
72nd
357
63rd
0.36
96th
72
4th
$278
20th
26
Compare Transcend SSD370 256GB $73
Samples 1.5k
63
97th
99.2
61st
80.4
60 ↔ 98
66th
256GB
72nd
288
51st
0.03
73rd
50
57th
$73
81st
27
Compare Samsung 840 Pro 128GB $200
Samples 13k
63
97th
30.5
8th
88.4
60 ↔ 108
77th
128GB
40th
321
56th
0.22
94th
72
4th
$200
31st
28
Compare Samsung 850 Pro 128GB $280
Samples 6.4k
63
97th
26.7
6th
99.5
62 ↔ 118
84th
128GB
40th
401
75th
0.1
88th
51
54th
$280
20th
29
Compare SanDisk Ultra II 240GB $80
Samples 18k
63
97th
91.1
55th
82.7
62 ↔ 103
69th
240GB
54th
364
65th
0.34
95th
49
59th
$80
78th
30
Compare Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $50
Samples 21k
63
97th
170
85th
105
73 ↔ 127
86th
250GB
56th
403
75th
1.94
99th
8
95th
$50
92nd
31
Compare Corsair Neutron XT 240GB
Samples 856
62
97th
81.9
55 ↔ 103
68th
240GB
54th
411
78th
0
58th
46
64th
32
Compare Kingston HyperX 240GB
Samples 399
62
97th
71.5
51 ↔ 88
51st
240GB
54th
232
40th
0
35th
87
1st
33
Compare Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB $88
Samples 19k
62
97th
243
95th
230
156 ↔ 269
97th
250GB
56th
1360
98th
2.2
100th
5+
98th
$88
73rd
34
Compare OCZ AMD Radeon R7 120GB
Samples 773
62
97th
84.2
65 ↔ 101
71st
120GB
24th
410
78th
0.01
68th
50
57th
35
Compare Crucial BX100 250GB $160
Samples 12k
62
97th
58.2
31st
86.2
58 ↔ 105
74th
250GB
56th
344
61st
0.19
92nd
45
66th
$160
43rd
36
Compare OCZ ARC 100 120GB
Samples 1.8k
62
97th
81.4
62 ↔ 96
67th
120GB
24th
359
64th
0.04
73rd
50
57th
37
Compare SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB $230
Samples 3.2k
62
97th
78.5
47th
93.6
65 ↔ 113
82nd
480GB
81st
426
82nd
0.05
78th
52
51st
$230
27th
38
Compare Crucial M500 240GB $184
Samples 11k
62
97th
44
19th
74.6
53 ↔ 90
56th
240GB
54th
253
45th
0.18
92nd
67
5th
$184
36th
39
Compare OCZ ARC 100 240GB
Samples 5k
61
96th
85.4
58 ↔ 101
73rd
240GB
54th
400
75th
0.05
78th
50
57th
40
Compare OCZ Vector 150 240GB
Samples 995
61
96th
90.4
63 ↔ 113
79th
240GB
54th
453
86th
0.02
58th
59
7th
41
Compare Intel 520 Series 120GB $116
Samples 8.1k
61
96th
36.3
13th
73.2
54 ↔ 88
54th
120GB
24th
151
24th
0.11
88th
80
2nd
$116
58th
42
Compare SanDisk Ultra Plus 128GB $95
Samples 5.2k
61
96th
46
20th
76.1
53 ↔ 93
58th
128GB
40th
240
43rd
0.09
85th
69
5th
$95
68th
43
Compare OCZ Vertex 4 256GB
Samples 4.5k
61
96th
90.6
61 ↔ 108
80th
256GB
72nd
388
72nd
0.06
81st
78
3rd
44
Compare OCZ Vector 180 240GB
Samples 604
61
96th
87.6
63 ↔ 106
77th
240GB
54th
462
88th
0
35th
43
69th
45
Compare Intel 730 Series 240GB
Samples 2.6k
61
96th
83.6
65 ↔ 95
70th
240GB
54th
273
49th
0.04
78th
56
28th
46
Compare SanDisk Ultra Plus 256GB
Samples 5.7k
61
96th
79.6
54 ↔ 101
64th
256GB
72nd
331
58th
0.09
85th
69
5th
47
Compare HyperX Fury 120GB
Samples 2.6k
61
96th
60.4
43 ↔ 72
33rd
120GB
24th
132
20th
0.38
96th
52
51st
48
Compare OCZ Vertex 4 128GB $215
Samples 8.7k
60
95th
28
7th
85.5
56 ↔ 105
73rd
128GB
40th
344
61st
0.11
88th
78
3rd
$215
29th
49
Compare Corsair Neutron GTX 240GB
Samples 1.2k
60
95th
80.3
59 ↔ 99
65th
240GB
54th
369
67th
0.04
77th
76
3rd
50
Compare Plextor M5 Pro 256GB
Samples 933
60
95th
87.4
64 ↔ 105
76th
256GB
72nd
404
76th
0.02
68th
73
4th
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $345Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $64
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $350AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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