Real World Speed
Performance profile from 4,885 user samples
4,885 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 98% 261GB free
Worst Bench: 44% 168GB free (System drive)
Poor: 44% Great: 98%
SPEED RANK: 515th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
77.4 % 99.5 % Faster effective speed.
+29%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
382 MB/s 464 MB/s Faster read speed.
+21%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
248 MB/s 407 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+64%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
30.5 MB/s 34.7 MB/s Faster random read.
+14%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
68.8 MB/s 88.3 MB/s Faster random write.
+28%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
290 MB/s 362 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
+25%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
33.2 MB/s 45.7 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+38%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
210 MB/s 301 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+43%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
486 MB/s 507 MB/s +4%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
436 MB/s 486 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+12%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
39.7 MB/s 43 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
+8%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
102 MB/s 120 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+18%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
377 MB/s 423 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+12%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
44.4 MB/s 58.2 MB/s Much faster peak random mixed IO.
+31%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
391 MB/s +1% 386 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 47,007,806 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
50 % 56.7 % More popular.
+13%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.04 % 0.31 % Hugely higher market share.
+678%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
308 MB/s 367 MB/s Faster peak deep queue read.
+19%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
351 MB/s 358 MB/s +2%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
232 MB/s 331 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+43%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
233 MB/s 324 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
+39%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
261 MB/s 288 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+10%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
178 MB/s 262 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
+47%
Age
Newest
31+ Months Hugely more recent.
+102%
62.6 Months
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,108 Pts 1,239 Pts Stronger server IO.
+12%
Capacity
Capacity
480GB   —
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 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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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - 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.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
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  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
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