Release date ≈ Q4 2018.

Release date ≈ Q4 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 76,046 user samples
71,132 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 316% 528GB free
Worst Bench: 162% 250GB free (System drive)
Poor: 162% Great: 316%
SPEED RANK: 44th / 1037
4,914 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 100% 760GB free
Worst Bench: 40% 667GB free (System drive)
Poor: 40% Great: 100%
SPEED RANK: 552nd / 1037
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
248 % Hugely faster effective speed.
74.1 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1504 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
483 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1434 MB/s Hugely faster write speed.
386 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
58.5 MB/s Hugely faster random read.
27.5 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
146 MB/s Hugely faster random write.
81.1 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1091 MB/s Hugely faster mixed IO speed.
360 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
76.6 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
24.2 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
1143 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
175 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1727 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
514 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1757 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
461 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
68.8 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
34.3 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
186 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
118 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1274 MB/s Hugely faster peak mixed IO speed.
416 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
92.8 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
31.8 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
1718 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
442 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 31,577,163 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.1 % Insanely higher market share.
0.05 %
Value For Money
87.3 % Hugely better value.
26.7 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
95 % Hugely more popular.
51 %
Price (score)
$105 $98 Slightly cheaper.
23+ Months 21+ Months Slightly more recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
924 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
273 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1162 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue write.
348 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
3,308 Pts Hugely stronger server IO.
1,065 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
316 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
48.6 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
767 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
186 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
853 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue write.
275 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
284 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
35.7 MB/s
1TB 960GB

Wanted 1TB NVMe SSD at reasonable price? This SSD caters to budget constrained users whom looks for both high speed transfer and high capacity for their use cases such as video editing, storing games and more. This SSD costs 10 dollar more than SATA 3 equivalent 1TB SSD yet provided faster transfer speed which makes this a worthy purchase provided if you increase your budget by little bit. [Feb '20 ColdSpy]


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 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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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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