Real World Speed
Performance profile from 744 user samples
744 User Benchmarks
Great bench: 994% 1.5TB free
Poor bench: 415% 2.5TB free (System drive)
Poor: 415% Great: 994%
SPEED RANK: 2nd / 1080
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
735 % Much faster effective speed.
536 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
6026 MB/s Much faster read speed.
4,096 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
6092 MB/s Much faster write speed.
4,572 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
94.5 MB/s Faster random read.
82.3 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
235 MB/s Faster random write.
202 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
3358 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
3,131 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
123 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
104 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
4851 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
3,179 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
7655 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
5,696 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
8214 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
6,147 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
94.6 MB/s 191 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
363 MB/s +1% 359 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
3955 MB/s 4,216 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
149 MB/s 184 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
7376 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
4,571 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 76,390,743 SSDs tested
User Rating
UBM User Rating
73 % Slightly more popular.
68.2 %
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.04 % 0.44 % Insanely higher market share.
Price (score)
$423 216 USD Hugely cheaper.
Value For Money
258 % Better value.
204 %
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
2321 MB/s +0% 2,311 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1901 MB/s 1,906 MB/s +0%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
2067 MB/s 2,094 MB/s +1%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
1767 MB/s +3% 1710 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
1235 MB/s 1,257 MB/s +2%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
1522 MB/s +2% 1,485 MB/s
13 Months More recent.
15.4 Months
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
7,932 Pts +4% 7,606 Pts
4TB   —

The Crucial T700 is one of the first PCIe 5.0 SSDs, offering peak data rates double those of PCIe 4.0. The T700 can reach staggering burst sequential read and write speeds of 15 and 12 GB/s. However, out of cache performance still lies within PCIe 4.0 limits so the T700 doesn’t have a PCIe 5.0 advantage during sustained workloads. At current prices (1TB = $140, 2TB = $270, 4TB = $370) the T700 may be of interest to users looking for almost unparalleled burst performance, though most users won’t notice much improvement compared to the WD Black SN850X because of other bottlenecks in in a typical system. [Jun '24 SSDrivePro]


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 2024 SSD Rankings

Welcome to our 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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Intel Core i5-12600K $165Nvidia RTX 4060 $293WD Black SN850X M.2 2TB $119
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