Release date ≈ Q3 2018.


Release date ≈ Q1 2019.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 20,372 user samples
19,962 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 268% 849GB free
Worst Bench: 151% 369GB free (System drive)
Poor: 151% Great: 268%
SPEED RANK: 56th / 1011
410 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 387% 954GB free
Worst Bench: 179% 640GB free (System drive)
Poor: 179% Great: 387%
SPEED RANK: 18th / 1011
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
218 % 304 % Much faster effective speed.
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1393 MB/s 2255 MB/s Much faster read speed.
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1397 MB/s 1777 MB/s Faster write speed.
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
54.2 MB/s 56 MB/s +3%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
139 MB/s 156 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1008 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
566 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
70.1 MB/s 78.4 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
909 MB/s 1410 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1481 MB/s 2642 MB/s Much faster peak read speed.
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1593 MB/s 2361 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
61.4 MB/s 68.4 MB/s Slightly faster peak random read.
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
190 MB/s 210 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1095 MB/s 1503 MB/s Much faster peak mixed IO speed.
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
83.8 MB/s 96.6 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
1505 MB/s 2111 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
Market Share
Based on 18,525,647 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1 % Insanely higher market share.
0.02 %
Value For Money
81.2 % 86.4 % Slightly better value.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
56 % Slightly more popular.
52 %
Price (score)
$100 Much cheaper.
12+ Months 8+ Months Much more recent.
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
638 MB/s 1418 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
917 MB/s 1324 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue write.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
2,574 Pts 4,416 Pts Much stronger server IO.
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
273 MB/s 624 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
608 MB/s 1074 MB/s Much faster deep queue read.
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
795 MB/s 913 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
261 MB/s 481 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) October 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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  • 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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