Release date ≈ Q3 2018.

Release date ≈ Q3 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 310,071 user samples
157,795 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 262% 463GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 130% 159GB free (System drive)
Poor: 130% Great: 262%
SPEED RANK: 93rd / 1058
152,276 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 208% 232GB free (System drive)
Worst Bench: 101% 87GB free (System drive)
Poor: 101% Great: 208%
SPEED RANK: 139th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
194 % Faster effective speed.
154 %
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
1405 MB/s Faster read speed.
1260 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
1352 MB/s Much faster write speed.
848 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
55 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
50 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
131 MB/s Faster random write.
113 MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
990 MB/s Faster mixed IO speed.
775 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
67.5 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
59.8 MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
556 MB/s Hugely faster sustained write speed.
303 MB/s
Peak Sequential Read Speed
1523 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
1413 MB/s
Peak Sequential Write Speed
1582 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
933 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
61.6 MB/s +2% 60.3 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
185 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
171 MB/s
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
1092 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
876 MB/s
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
83.6 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
77.6 MB/s
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
1383 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
821 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 47,298,426 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.63 % 0.74 % Higher market share.
Value For Money
78 % Much better value.
49.7 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
53 % +2% 52 %
Price (score)
$90 $61 Much cheaper.
36+ Months +3% 37+ Months
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
639 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue read.
335 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
912 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
850 MB/s
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
2,568 Pts Much stronger server IO.
1,925 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
469 MB/s Much faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
343 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
614 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue read.
324 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
736 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
577 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
312 MB/s Much faster deep queue mixed IO.
229 MB/s
1TB 512GB

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


Great budgetary nvme drive ; it has been a massive increase in speed compared to the hdd i was using . Would recommend getting a 1 tb version as with the size of recent games , that is what you'll be needing . [Jun '21 mirr123]


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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