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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]

992 SSDs
Form factor
Brand
Seller
User rating(52.1)
Value(154)
Avg. bench(84.4)
Capacity(320)
Write(364)
Mkt. share(0.07)
Age months(49)
Price(165)
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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 $75
Samples 425k
126
100th
125
64th
105
78 ↔ 125
83rd
250GB
55th
440
83rd
3.52
100th
51
62nd
$75
74th
2
Compare Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
Samples 348k
106
100th
175
79th
112
80 ↔ 135
85th
500GB
82nd
438
82nd
2.91
100th
51
62nd
$105
58th
3
Compare Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
Samples 65k
95
100th
104
57th
104
68 ↔ 125
83rd
256GB
71st
408
75th
0.5
98th
56
52nd
$97
61st
4
Compare Crucial MX500 500GB $69
Samples 31k
83
100th
232
89th
109
79 ↔ 125
84th
500GB
82nd
429
80th
1.35
99th
14+
92nd
$69
78th
5
Compare Crucial MX500 250GB $50
Samples 13k
78
100th
170
78th
105
74 ↔ 123
83rd
250GB
55th
414
77th
0.44
97th
15
91st
$50
91st
6
Compare Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $111
Samples 35k
76
99th
50.5
21st
98.4
71 ↔ 114
81st
120GB
23rd
435
82nd
0.33
96th
51
62nd
$111
56th
7
Compare Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $239
Samples 32k
74
99th
89.1
47th
104
75 ↔ 125
83rd
512GB
90th
411
77th
0.26
94th
56
52nd
$239
23rd
8
Compare Crucial MX500 1TB $134
Samples 12k
73
99th
238
91st
109
82 ↔ 125
85th
1TB
96th
423
79th
0.46
97th
14+
92nd
$134
48th
9
Compare Samsung 860 Evo 500GB $78
Samples 107k
69
99th
207
84th
106
76 ↔ 129
84th
500GB
82nd
412
77th
3.32
100th
13+
92nd
$78
72nd
10
Compare Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB $103
Samples 121k
69
99th
190
81st
203
159 ↔ 238
95th
250GB
55th
1319
96th
1
99th
27+
84th
$103
59th
11
Compare Crucial MX500 2TB $249
Samples 1.5k
68
99th
250
92nd
109
81 ↔ 123
84th
2TB
99th
408
75th
0.05
78th
14+
92nd
$249
22nd
12
Compare Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB $85
Samples 60k
68
99th
252
92nd
232
160 ↔ 275
96th
250GB
55th
1399
97th
1.75
99th
10+
95th
$85
68th
13
Compare HyperX Savage 240GB $164
Samples 16k
68
99th
56.6
26th
88.1
62 ↔ 110
73rd
240GB
53rd
398
72nd
0.16
92nd
47
68th
$164
35th
14
Compare Crucial MX200 250GB
Samples 10k
67
99th
94.4
69 ↔ 111
80th
250GB
55th
408
75th
0.09
85th
50
64th
15
Compare Samsung 850 Evo 1TB $280
Samples 55k
67
99th
142
71st
113
78 ↔ 136
85th
1TB
96th
437
82nd
0.46
97th
51
62nd
$280
18th
16
Compare Samsung 850 Pro 1TB $458
Samples 9.1k
67
99th
94.3
50th
107
75 ↔ 127
84th
1TB
98th
428
80th
0.07
82nd
56
52nd
$458
6th
17
Compare Crucial MX300 275GB $91
Samples 23k
67
99th
89.5
47th
80.6
55 ↔ 95
61st
275GB
72nd
393
70th
0.28
94th
33
79th
$91
63rd
18
Compare Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Samples 52k
66
98th
160
76th
103
68 ↔ 129
82nd
250GB
55th
390
69th
1.81
99th
13
92nd
$52
88th
19
Compare Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB $139
Samples 32k
66
98th
364
96th
283
180 ↔ 353
98th
512GB
90th
1544
98th
0.33
96th
29+
82nd
$139
46th
20
Compare SanDisk Ultra II 480GB $85
Samples 24k
65
98th
155
75th
87.4
60 ↔ 107
72nd
480GB
79th
397
72nd
0.2
93rd
54
57th
$85
69th
21
Compare Crucial MX300 525GB $162
Samples 42k
65
98th
101
55th
86.6
62 ↔ 100
71st
525GB
91st
401
73rd
0.33
96th
33
79th
$162
35th
22
Compare Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB $133
Samples 70k
64
98th
355
95th
272
198 ↔ 324
98th
500GB
82nd
2055
100th
2.09
99th
10+
95th
$133
48th
23
Compare Crucial BX100 500GB $76
Samples 5k
64
98th
182
80th
91.7
63 ↔ 109
77th
500GB
82nd
407
75th
0.06
78th
50
64th
$76
73rd
24
Compare SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB $125
Samples 5.6k
64
98th
71.9
37th
91.2
57 ↔ 116
77th
240GB
53rd
412
77th
0.06
82nd
57
49th
$125
51st
25
Compare Samsung 840 Pro 128GB
Samples 16k
64
98th
87.4
60 ↔ 110
72nd
128GB
39th
321
54th
0.17
92nd
77
4th
26
Compare Samsung 840 Evo 120GB $150
Samples 51k
64
98th
37.4
12th
91.5
63 ↔ 109
77th
120GB
23rd
408
75th
0.46
97th
68
6th
$150
40th
27
Compare Crucial MX100 256GB
Samples 23k
64
98th
81.8
57 ↔ 97
64th
256GB
71st
317
54th
0.23
94th
57
49th
28
Compare SanDisk Extreme II 240GB $110
Samples 1.3k
63
97th
79.2
41st
91.4
61 ↔ 112
77th
240GB
53rd
394
71st
0.01
62nd
70
6th
$110
56th
29
Compare Samsung 840 Pro 256GB $80
Samples 35k
63
97th
105
57th
91
63 ↔ 115
76th
256GB
71st
352
60th
0.26
94th
77
4th
$80
71st
30
Compare Crucial BX100 250GB $129
Samples 16k
63
97th
70
36th
88.3
59 ↔ 105
73rd
250GB
55th
350
60th
0.18
92nd
50
64th
$129
50th
31
Compare Samsung 850 Pro 128GB $229
Samples 9.2k
63
97th
31
8th
99.2
68 ↔ 122
81st
128GB
39th
393
70th
0.05
78th
56
52nd
$229
24th
32
Compare SanDisk Ultra II 240GB $135
Samples 26k
63
97th
61.3
30th
82.4
58 ↔ 101
65th
240GB
53rd
371
65th
0.22
94th
54
57th
$135
47th
33
Compare Corsair Neutron XT 240GB
Samples 1k
62
97th
82.6
53 ↔ 105
65th
240GB
53rd
400
73rd
0
40th
51
62nd
34
Compare Kingston HyperX 240GB
Samples 443
62
97th
73.5
53 ↔ 91
51st
240GB
53rd
235
39th
0
40th
92
1st
35
Compare Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB $160
Samples 19k
62
97th
387
97th
335
227 ↔ 397
100th
512GB
90th
1952
99th
0.97
99th
10+
96th
$160
36th
36
Compare Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB $248
Samples 21k
62
97th
415
98th
302
201 ↔ 364
99th
1TB
96th
2033
99th
0.87
99th
10+
95th
$248
22nd
37
Compare SanDisk Ultra Plus 128GB
Samples 6.9k
62
97th
76.3
55 ↔ 92
54th
128GB
39th
248
43rd
0.08
82nd
74
5th
38
Compare OCZ Vector 180 240GB
Samples 655
62
97th
89
67 ↔ 106
74th
240GB
53rd
459
86th
0.01
40th
48
67th
39
Compare OCZ AMD Radeon R7 120GB
Samples 950
62
97th
85.4
66 ↔ 101
69th
120GB
23rd
408
75th
0
40th
55
55th
40
Compare OCZ ARC 100 120GB
Samples 2.1k
62
97th
82.6
60 ↔ 97
65th
120GB
23rd
359
62nd
0.02
74th
55
55th
41
Compare SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB $220
Samples 3.7k
62
97th
81.1
42nd
93.5
65 ↔ 112
79th
480GB
79th
414
77th
0.05
78th
57
49th
$220
26th
42
Compare SanDisk Ultra Plus 256GB
Samples 7.6k
62
97th
81.1
57 ↔ 100
62nd
256GB
71st
338
57th
0.09
86th
74
5th
43
Compare HyperX Fury 120GB $190
Samples 2.7k
62
97th
22.1
3rd
64.5
48 ↔ 75
36th
120GB
23rd
136
20th
0.29
95th
57
49th
$190
30th
44
Compare Crucial M500 240GB $150
Samples 15k
62
97th
51.4
22nd
74.7
53 ↔ 90
52nd
240GB
53rd
257
44th
0.13
91st
72
5th
$150
40th
45
Compare OCZ Vector 150 240GB
Samples 1k
61
95th
90.8
64 ↔ 111
76th
240GB
53rd
438
82nd
0.01
40th
64
7th
46
Compare OCZ ARC 100 240GB
Samples 6k
61
95th
86.3
61 ↔ 102
70th
240GB
53rd
394
71st
0.05
78th
55
55th
47
Compare Intel 520 Series 120GB
Samples 9.4k
61
95th
74.3
57 ↔ 89
52nd
120GB
23rd
152
23rd
0.1
87th
85
2nd
48
Compare OCZ Vertex 4 256GB
Samples 5.3k
61
95th
90.5
61 ↔ 106
76th
256GB
71st
392
70th
0.05
82nd
83
3rd
49
Compare Transcend SSD370 256GB $72
Samples 2k
61
95th
100
54th
79.6
55 ↔ 98
60th
256GB
71st
282
48th
0.01
62nd
55
55th
$72
76th
50
Compare Intel 730 Series 240GB
Samples 3.2k
61
95th
83.5
63 ↔ 95
67th
240GB
53rd
273
46th
0.03
77th
61
27th
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $370Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $45
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $122Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $105SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $716SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $110SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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