Release date ≈ Q4 2018.


Release date ≈ Q3 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 23,872 user samples
6,233 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 383% 948GB free
Worst Bench: 206% 772GB free (System drive)
Poor: 206% Great: 383%
SPEED RANK: 18th / 1011
17,639 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 270% 649GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 160% 737GB free (System drive)
Poor: 160% Great: 270%
SPEED RANK: 50th / 1011
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
302 % Much faster effective speed.
224 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2274 MB/s Much faster read speed.
1404 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1743 MB/s Faster write speed.
1388 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
55.8 MB/s +3% 54.2 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
156 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
136 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1177 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
1021 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
78 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
69.5 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
1367 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
1016 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2681 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
1477 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2190 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
1592 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
68.6 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
61 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
207 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
185 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1551 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
1094 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
97.6 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
83.3 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
1963 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
1524 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 17,616,357 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.37 % 1.2 % Hugely higher market share.
Value For Money
82.9 % 86.7 % +5%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % 56 % +2%
Price (score)
$150 $95 Much cheaper.
9+ Months More recent.
11+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1427 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
638 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1316 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
917 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
4,397 Pts Much stronger server IO.
2,568 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
652 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
273 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1081 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
610 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
924 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
791 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
506 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
266 MB/s

Recommended super fast and its on sale. [Jun '19 SlimShady1337]


Decent pricing for a speedy 1TB SSD, Only drive needed for a gaming pc. [Jul '19 Richfart]


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2019 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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