Release date ≈ Q3 2018.

Release date ≈ Q1 2019.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 8,561 user samples
8,381 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 273% 666GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 158% 564GB free (System drive)
Poor: 158% Great: 273%
SPEED RANK: 44th / 1003
180 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 372% 924GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 208% 640GB free (System drive)
Poor: 208% Great: 372%
SPEED RANK: 11th / 1003
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
222 % 304 % Much faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1382 MB/s 2258 MB/s Much faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1395 MB/s 1735 MB/s Faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
53.3 MB/s 55.8 MB/s +5%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
143 MB/s 149 MB/s +4%
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1012 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
915 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
70.6 MB/s 77.5 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
970 MB/s 1436 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1478 MB/s 2668 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1600 MB/s 2233 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
61.6 MB/s 68.1 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
191 MB/s 220 MB/s Faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1098 MB/s 1525 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
85.1 MB/s 97.1 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
1526 MB/s 1979 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 15,812,835 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.87 % Insanely higher market share.
0.04 %
Value For Money
639 % +3% 620 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
55 % Slightly more popular.
51 %
Price (score)
$95 Much cheaper.
9+ Months 5+ Months Much more recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
638 MB/s 1442 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
917 MB/s 1346 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
2576 Pts 4,467 Pts Much stronger server IO.
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
273 MB/s 635 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
607 MB/s 1087 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
808 MB/s 909 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
263 MB/s 480 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.

Decent pricing for a speedy 1TB SSD, Only drive needed for a gaming pc. [Jul '19 Richfart]


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 2019 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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