Real World Speed
Performance profile from 18,446 user samples
4,066 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 349% 403GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 167% 341GB free (System drive)
Poor: 167% Great: 349%
SPEED RANK: 40th / 1058
14,380 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 232% 140GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 123% 175GB free
Poor: 123% Great: 232%
SPEED RANK: 97th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
272 % Much faster effective speed.
190 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
2090 MB/s Hugely faster read speed.
1103 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1927 MB/s Much faster write speed.
1248 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
50.5 MB/s +3% 48.9 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
112 MB/s 151 MB/s Much faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1426 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
1106 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
65.9 MB/s 67.1 MB/s +2%
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
1292 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
594 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
2738 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
1347 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
2478 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
1734 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
54.9 MB/s 56 MB/s +2%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
124 MB/s 208 MB/s Much faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1764 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
1373 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
72.3 MB/s 82 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
2145 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
1048 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 42,052,602 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.14 % 0.35 % Hugely higher market share.
Value For Money
82.8 % Much better value.
62.3 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % +2% 50 %
Price (score)
$64 $58 Slightly cheaper.
9+ Months More recent.
12+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1397 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
1273 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1278 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
1155 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
4,253 Pts Stronger server IO.
3,779 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1246 MB/s 1261 MB/s +1%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
936 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
822 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
931 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
812 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
985 MB/s Faster deep queue mixed IO.
784 MB/s
500GB 500GB
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 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]


Group Test Results

  • 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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Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

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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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  • - See speed test results from other users.
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