Real World Speed
Performance profile from 4,309 user samples
4,309 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% 223GB free
Worst Bench: 57% 12GB free (System drive)
Poor: 57% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 521st / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
76.9 % 98.9 % Faster effective speed.
+29%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
365 MB/s 464 MB/s Faster read speed.
+27%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
232 MB/s 408 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+76%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
30.2 MB/s 34.6 MB/s Faster random read.
+15%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
75.9 MB/s 87.8 MB/s Faster random write.
+16%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
262 MB/s 362 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+38%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
37.2 MB/s 45.5 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+22%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
179 MB/s 296 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+65%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
437 MB/s 507 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+16%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
269 MB/s 486 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+81%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
37.6 MB/s 42.8 MB/s Faster peak random read.
+14%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
111 MB/s 120 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+8%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
315 MB/s 423 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
+34%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
49 MB/s 58 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+18%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
215 MB/s 384 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+79%
Market Share
Based on 45,511,263 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 56.7 % More popular.
+13%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.33 % Insanely higher market share.
+3,156%
Price
Price (score)
$261 128 USD Hugely cheaper.
+104%
Value
Value For Money
4.7 % 15.1 % Hugely better value.
+221%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
295 MB/s 367 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
+25%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
261 MB/s 358 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
+37%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
291 MB/s 331 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+14%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
257 MB/s 323 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+26%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
199 MB/s 287 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
+44%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
192 MB/s 259 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+35%
Age
Newest
91+ Months 61.6 Months Much more recent.
+48%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
974 Pts 1,238 Pts Stronger server IO.
+27%
Capacity
Capacity
240GB   —
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 2021 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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  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
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  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
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  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
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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 $394Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
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