Real World Speed
Performance profile from 404 user samples
404 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% 153GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 63% 343GB free (System drive)
Poor: 63% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 348th / 1018
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
85.3 % 97.4 % Slightly faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
476 MB/s +4% 458 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
389 MB/s 409 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
25.7 MB/s 33.3 MB/s Faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
68.2 MB/s 87.7 MB/s Faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
366 MB/s +3% 357 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
27.2 MB/s 44.3 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
400 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
295 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
524 MB/s +4% 502 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
454 MB/s 484 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
32.7 MB/s 41.3 MB/s Faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
106 MB/s 122 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
411 MB/s 413 MB/s +1%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
44.1 MB/s 56.6 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
456 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
390 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 23,746,266 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 71.9 % Much more popular.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0.63 % Insanely higher market share.
Price (score)
$148 115 USD Cheaper.
Value For Money
13.8 % 15.6 % Slightly better value.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
378 MB/s +3% 366 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
341 MB/s 356 MB/s +5%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
252 MB/s 317 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
216 MB/s 319 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
208 MB/s 289 MB/s Much faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
99.3 MB/s 254 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
61+ Months 52.9 Months More recent.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,200 Pts 1,233 Pts +3%
500GB   —
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) March 2020 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 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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